|Employers and employees have several questions regarding available benefits from the Alabama Department of Labor (ADOL). Those with questions are asked to visit the ADOL website, which is constantly being updated.|
In addition to regular unemployment benefits, you or your employees may be eligible for the following benefits:
Additional Federal Unemployment Compensation (FPUC): This emergency benefit provides most individuals an emergency increase in traditional unemployment insurance benefits of $600 per week through July 31, 2020. This may also be referred to as a stimulus benefit.
Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA): This emergency benefit provides up to 39 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits to people not otherwise eligible for regular unemployment, including the self-employed, gig economy workers, independent contractors, church employees, nonprofit and government employees, and those who have exhausted their regular and extended benefits.
Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC): This benefit provides an additional 13 weeks of emergency unemployment insurance for people who remain unemployed after they have exhausted their traditional unemployment benefits.
To see scenarios and benefits available, ADOL has provided this graphic.
Many questions can also be answered with the Coronavirus and Unemployment Insurance Benefits FAQ page created by ADOL.