In a time when millions of Americans have found themselves without income due to COVID-19, understanding unemployment and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) is crucial for those in need. PUA differs from the usual unemployment insurance due to the current conditions of the country, being an
OIn light of the economic downturn brought about by COVID-19, self-employed, gig and low-wage workers, as well as 1099-independent contractors affected by COVID-19, will be able to apply for federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) starting Monday, April 13 at 8 am. Coming as part of
In an effort to provide some relief from the economic woes of COVID-19, President Trump signed the CARES Act into law, bringing unemployment benefits to Uber Drivers, gig economy workers, and other independent contractors who before would have been left with no social safety net.