Who qualifies for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)?

Posted on by Mary Joynt

PUA provides unemployment benefits to those traditionally not eligible for unemployment benefits due to the inability to work because of the coronavirus health crisis. These workers include: self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history, and more. Review this checklist to confirm you qualify.   If you think you are eligible for PUA, please note: […]

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What Do My Employees Need to Know About the Shelter-in-Place Order?

Posted on by Kelly Starzec

On March 30, 2020, Governor Ralph Northam issued a executive stay at home order due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order remains in place through June 10, 2020. As part of the order, “essential” businesses remain open. This generally includes grocery stores, convenience stores, pharmacies, hardware stores, laundromats and dry cleaners, pet shops and animal […]

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Where Can I Find Out About Other Resources for My Business?

Posted on by Eric Byrd

There are many partners working to provide information, guidance and resources during this crisis. Here are some links to some valuable sites that we hope help: Loudoun County Department of Economic Development COVID-19 Page Visit Loudoun COVID-19 Webinar Update Replay (from 3/18/20… minor audio issue at the beginning but it clears up) Loudoun County Chamber […]

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How Do My Employees File for Unemployment if They are Let Go?

Posted on by Eric Byrd

Q&A on Claims Related to Coronavirus from the following site: http://www.vec.virginia.gov/qa-coronavirus UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROCEDURES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 Q: When should I file a claim for unemployment compensation benefits? A: You should file your claim on-line (**preferred method) through our Website at www.vec.virginia.gov<https://www.vec.virginia.gov/unemployed> after you have been out of work at least 1 full day. […]

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