COVID-19 Questions & AnswersCategory: GeneralIf a business is deemed essential to stay open can it lay off employees? Can they collect unemployment?
Lori asked 11 months ago

If a business is deemed essential to stay open can it lay off employees? Can they collect unemployment?

1 Answers
Cathy Graham Staff answered 11 months ago

Yes. Essential businesses are allowed to furlough or lay off employees. Those employees could collect unemployment.