DWD to Host Statewide Unemployment Insurance Webinars for Hoosiers Impacted by COVID-19

(INDIANAPOLIS) – The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) will host a live webinars for Hoosiers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

The 30-minute live programs will be at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25.

The program will cover unemployment eligibility requirements, the formula and amounts determined by Indiana State Statute for benefit amounts, frequently asked questions – and how to apply for benefits.

DWD Commissioner Fred Payne

“We are taking these measures to help the public better understand the process and, most importantly, how to apply for benefits,” DWD Commissioner Fred Payne said. “During this time of uncertainty, we want to provide as much information to the public as we possibly can, and the live webinars are part of those efforts.”

Important notice: The number of attendees will be limited to the first 500 who are online for the event. Up to 5,000 can register for the program. The program will be recorded and made available to all who register. Once recorded, the program will then be posted on the special landing page established by DWD: www.in.gov/dwd/19.htm.

To register, visit: https://on.in.gov/UI2020

Additionally – A recording of the webinar will be available on the Lawrence County Economic Growth Council website at https://lawrencecountygrowth.com/about-us/covid-19-resources, and the Bedford Chamber of Commerce website at https://bedfordchamber.com/community/covid-19-coronavirus-business-resources. Questions? Contact the office at 812-275-4493.