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MA Unemployment COVID-19 Emergency Regulations

Updated: Mar 28

The state of Massachusetts has done a great job in explaining the new Emergency Regulations put out by the Department of Unemployment Assistance. The web page below includes information to not only have your employees claim unemployment in the fstest, most efficient way possible but also the link for where to apply for unemployment benefits as well as FAQs for both employees and employers.

https://www.mass.gov/info-details/massachusetts-covid-19-unemployment-information

You'll notice that the link for Employer FAQ incorrectly directs you to the Employee FAQ. You can access the Employer FAQ directly at the following link - https://www.mass.gov/info-details/employer-unemployment-faq-covid-19

Key Takeaways for Employers


  • The Emergency Regulations make it easier for claimants impacted by COVID-19 to successfully claim unemployment benefits.

  • They also permit DUA to excuse missed deadlines during the processing of a claim, such as responding to fact finding questionnaires and requesting an appeal, if the reason for failing to meet the deadline is due to COVID-19.

  • The regulations also permit DUA to grant employer requests for extensions for filing quarterly wage reports and paying contributions.


If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us at payroll@on-timepayroll.com or call us at 781-209-1188.

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