Unemployment & personal finance
Through United Way’s partnership with H&R Block, every household with a simple return can file their federal and state taxes
Department of Revenue taxpayer relief
IRS federal tax filing and payment extension to July 15
Suspended deliquency fees information from the Secretary of State
Financial resources for all WA residents
The Impact: Road to Recovery how businesses and workers can navigate their way through the pandemic
Labor and Industries information about Paid Sick Leave
Labor and Industries information for workers on Workers' Compensation
Paid Family and Medical Leave information related to coronavirus
Information on partial employment
Information on SharedWork Program
Information on Paid Family and Medical Leave
Important information to know about unemployment as our economy beings to re-open
The Employment Security Department (ESD) created an easy-to-read comparison guide listing some of the most common scenarios and whether individuals may be eligible for paid sick leave, unemployment insurance, paid family medical leave or industrial insurance.
ESD's system is experiencing high volumes, so pages are loading slowly and call wait times are long.
We are offering a new option for customers to learn more about setting up a Secure Access Washington (SAW) account
Employment Security Department is providing information for many people who usually don't qualify for unemployment benefits. The federal CARES act means there is money to help thousands more Washingtonians during the COVID-19 crisis.
ESD frequently asked questions on SecureAccesss Washington
ESD action alerts sign up form
ESD unemployment eligibility check
ESD unemployment application checklist
ESD video explaining how to apply for unemployment benefits
Sign up for an ESD SAW account for unemployment benefits
ESD frequently asked questions related to COVID-19 claims for employees
The federal CARES Act expands unemployment benefits to people affected by COVID-19. If you are not eligible for regular unemployment, learn more about Pandemic Unemployment Assistance here
Emergency rules have been adopted for workers and employers affected by COVID-19
Checklist for employees to see if they're eligible for unemployment
Unemployment eligiblity requirements for part-time employees
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