Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment Benefits – Self-Employed Mainers

Beginning May 1, 2020, The Maine Department of Labor will be accepting unemployment applications for self-employed workers, farmers, fishermen and others affected by COVID 19.

For filing instructions and assistance, please go to the Maine Department of Labor Website at: https://www.maine.gov/unemployment/pua/

Who is eligible for PUA?

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Unemployment Benefits

To file for unemployment benefits, visit: https://www.maine.gov/unemployment/

To review FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS, please download the Unemployment Insurance FAQs Regarding COVID-19 document (PDF)

A summary of Unemployment Programs