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DUA measures taken in response to Covid (Press release 3/15/20)

Date: 
03/16/2020
Author: 
Department of Unemployment Assistance

DUA hearings scheduled for March 16 and March 17, 2020, have been postponed.  Claimants and advocates who have registered their representation with DUA should receive notice of this. 

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Press release by DUA outlining measures taken in response to Covid.

Including:

For current unemployment claims:

  • All requirements regarding attending seminars at the MassHire career centers have been suspended.
  • Missing deadlines due to effects of COVID-19 will be excused under DUA’s good cause provision.
  • All appeal hearings will be held by telephone only.
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