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As West Virginia awaits CARES Act guidance, WorkForce West Virginia recommends eligible claimants continue weekly certifications but NOT file a new claim
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — WorkForce West Virginia announced today it is awaiting guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor on the CARES Act unemployment extension provisions contained in H.R. 133. The extension was signed into law on Sunday, December...
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FEMA ends lost wages assistance, WV unemployment benefits to continue
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CHARLESTON, W.VA. — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has ended its Lost Wages Assistance Program, which provided an additional $300 a week in unemployment benefits to qualified claimants in West Virginia and other states. WorkForc...
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WorkForce West Virginia receives FEMA grant approval, launches Lost Wages Assistance Program for unemployed West Virginians
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice and WorkForce West Virginia announced today that the state is activating the Lost Wages Assistance Program to provide additional benefits to unemployed West Virginians. The state received approval from t...
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