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The CARES Act and Unemployment

Greater Boston Legal Services and Massachusetts Law Reform Institute

Information on all the new Unemployment Insurance programs established under the Federal CARES Act of March, 2020, including eligiblity requiriements and benefit amounts and guidance on how to apply.  Updated May 29, 2020.  

For additional information about unemployment as Massachusetts "reopens", see this fact sheet:

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