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The federal government is working to provide financial relief for those who have lost their job as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tennesseans who have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19 can file for unemployment and apply for financial assistance through the state government. Below are resources for those dealing with unemployment.
The federal government provides pandemic unemployment programs for workers not typically eligible for benefits.
Learn more about unemployment benefits.
Learn how to file for unemployment through the Jobs4TN App.
Governor Lee has relaxed regulations to help Tennesseans get paid more quickly through unemployment and has set up new mechanisms to help Tennesseans find new or temporary employment.
Governor Lee is also working to make sure that those who are self-employed gain access to unemployment benefits during this difficult time. The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development has revamped its website to provide information in a convenient way for Tennessee employers and employees impacted by COVID-19.
Learn more about resources available to help employees impacted by COVID-19, including helping employees navigate unemployment system.