COVID-19 UPDATE: Gov. Justice issues Executive Order providing unemployment benefits to those affected by coronavirus
WV – Gov. Jim
Justice today issued an Executive Order, directing the West Virginia
Department of Commerce and WorkForce West Virginia to provide unemployment
benefits to those affected by COVID-19 to the maximum extent permitted under
Individuals who are separated from employment, have had their hours of
employment reduced, or are prevented from working due to either a documented
medical condition caused by COVID-19 or due to communicable disease control
measures related to COVID-19 are eligible for these benefits, according to the
Click here to view the full Executive Order
The changes outlined in this order will remain in place throughout the duration
of the Governor’s recent State of Emergency declaration related to COVID-19.
For more information about COVID-19 prevention and more, call the State’s
toll-free hotline at 1-800-887-4304
or visit Coronavirus.wv.gov.
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