Inslee extends three proclamations related to COVID-19

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Gov. Jay Inslee today announced the extension of three proclamations in response to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. The extensions were approved by the Legislature in a December 21 letter.

All three proclamations are extended to Monday, December 28, 2020.

Unemployment Benefit - 1 Week Waiver - 20-21.11

This proclamation extends the suspension/waiver of rules relating to the one-week waiting period to collect unemployment insurance.

ESD - Shared Work Requirements - 20-58.7

This proclamation extends the suspension/waiver of the statute that requires shared work benefits to be paid by employers, thereby allowing federal CARES Act funding to be used to pay for the employer portion of shared work benefits.

DSHS - Family Emergency Assistance Program - 20-63.6

This proclamation extends DSHS' ability to expand eligibility for the Family Emergency Assistance Program (FEAP) to include individuals and families without children.

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