Order expedites unemployment claim appeals

News release from the Governor’s Office:

Gov. Holcomb Signs Executive Order To Expedite Appeals of Unemployment Insurance Claims

INDIANAPOLIS (April 23, 2020) — Governor Eric J. Holcomb today signed an executive order to speed up the review of unemployment insurance claim appeals during the fight against COVID-19.

Executive Order 20-23 allows the Department of Workforce Development to hire additional staff to review the appeals.

The executive order also waives paperwork requirements to help businesses apply for federal assistance under programs such as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL), and temporarily waives requirements for documents connected to certain alcohol permits.

Additionally, the executive order extends the business personal property tax deadlines to June 15, 2020.

More information may be found at the ISDH website and the CDC website.

COVID-19 World Wide Web Resources

Allen County Department of Health COVID-19 Guidance and Local Resources

  • Home Care Isolation Guidances
  • COVID-19 Employee Illness Recomendations
  • City of Fort Wayne’s Rent and Utility Assistance Program – City’s new release
  • Allen County Department of Health information and stats
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