COVID-19 Questions & AnswersCategory: GeneralIf a business is deemed essential to stay open can it lay off employees? Can they collect unemployment?
Lori asked 1 month 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 1 month ago

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