By Associated Press, Published: October 2
Employment agencies in the District of Columbia and Maryland said Wednesday that they have already seen an increase in online applications for benefits. Virginia is requiring federal workers to fill out a special paper application to mail to Richmond.
Workers must be out of work for at least a week before they are eligible to receive benefits in D.C. and Virginia. There is no waiting period to receive benefits in Maryland. Continue reading “Furloughed federal workers begin filing for unemployment checks in DC, Maryland, Virginia”