COVID 19 has caused historic job losses. Across the state workers and their communities, industries and the broader economy are facing significant harm because job losses lead to reduced spending and lost opportunities.
Too few jobless workers receive too little in unemployment insurance to sustain their families, support the economy for too short a period given the lack of jobs.
Learn more about the state Unemployment Insurance and why past choices have made our state less resilient in the face of COVID-19 by visiting the links below.
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The North Carolina General Assembly can adopt a number of policy changes that Support Jobless Workers and Communities:
Get the latest on the Regional Unemployment Insurance Dashboard.
Fact sheets and reports: