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FRAUD ALERT 3/31/22: PHISHING SCAM

Posted on Mar 21, 2022 in Main, News

Please be aware of a new fraudulent text messaging phishing scam alerting recipients that their UI Unemployment Account has been restricted and asking them to click on a link to “verify.” Do not click on the link, as it could allow fraudsters access to personal claimant information. If you clicked on one of these links and ...
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The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program expired on September 6, 2021.   You may qualify for a second PUA claim in Hawaii if you filed for PUA in another state and that state stopped paying PUA benefits before the program expired.  Please note that no PUA benefits will be paid for weeks ending after September 4, ...
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Tax Information for 2020

Posted on Dec 22, 2020 in Main, News

Update: You will be able to view your 1099-G information online on January 26, 2021. Form 1099-G for calendar year 2020, is scheduled for mailing on or about January 27, 2021 to all who received unemployment insurance and pandemic unemployment insurance benefits in 2020. The form includes the amount of benefits paid and other information ...
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CARES ACT for State, City and Non-Profit (Reimbursable) Employers The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, provides emergency funds to help mitigate economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic by allowing these organizations up to 50% reimbursement of benefits charges for weeks of unemployment between March 13, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Only nonprofit ...
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PEUC-How to Apply

Posted on Aug 28, 2020 in Main, News

In his Seventeenth Supplementary Proclamation, Governor David Y. Ige temporarily waived the requirement for work and actively seek work.  Although those requirements have been temporarily waived, it is to your advantage to complete the work registration process at the WDD’s HireNet website at https://www.hirenethawaii.com.  By doing so, you will be eligible for an array of ...
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FEDERAL PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION INFORMATION and RIGHTS  (Printable PDF) What is Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC)? On March 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020. Section 2104 of Title II, Subtitle A of the CARES Act which includes the Relief for Workers Affected by ...
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Unemployment Benefits – Apply Now

Posted on Apr 4, 2020 in Main, News

What are unemployment benefits? Unemployment benefits provide you with temporary income when you lose your job through no fault of your own. The money partly replaces your lost earnings and helps you pay expenses while looking for new work. The benefits, from taxes your former employer(s) paid, are not based on financial need. While you receive ...
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