Whether you're an Uber driver whose income has gone down, a 1099 independent contractor, or a W-2 worker who lost their job due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there is help available in the form of unemployment insurance.
Specifically the government has created the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program which is providing unemployment insurance to those who previously haven't qualified!
If you're self employed, such as driving for Uber and not driving or losing income due to the pandemic, take the time to follow the links below and carefully read your state's guidance. Be patient.
Head here to Stride's Finance Guide to find important links to your state's unemployment online portal.
Go to Stride's Covid-19 support center for information on health insurance, taxes, and what to do if you're having trouble paying your bills.
Each state adopting the new federal regulations differently, so use our state by state filter to find out what's going on in your area!