Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program to include self-employed, 1099 and gig/project economy unemployment claims!Posted on Apr 29, 2020 in Main
The State of Hawaii’s Unemployment Insurance system has been revamped to include the acceptance and processing of bonafide self-employed, 1099 and project/gig economy claims for employees who have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. These claims are covered by the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, covered under the CARES Act.
–To learn more about the PUA program click here: http://labor.hawaii.gov/blog/main/covid-19-how-to-obtain-unemployment-ins-benefits/
–To go directly to the PUA program application process: https://pua.hawaii.gov/_/
If you have any questions, or need to speak to someone regarding UI claims or the PUA program, contact Department of Labor and Industrial Relations:
For claims and benefits: