Income Replacement Help

The IRS has information on the Stimulus Checks being sent to eligible individuals.

Governor Hogan issued an Executive Order prohibiting debt collectors and creditors from garnishing this financial assistance, except as related to child support.

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued rules to implement new paid sick and family leave requirements for many employers and employees due to COVID 19.

U.S. Department of Labor has information on how to file for unemployment.

USGOV has information onhow to apply for unemployment benefits, workers’ compensation, welfare or temporary assistance, and other programs and services that can help if you lose your job. Click here for this information.

To apply for Maryland unemployment benefits and learn about unemployment benefit questions due to COVID 19, click here. Please note the state system has implemented a new system, "Beacon One Stop" which has been experiencing some difficulties.

If you have a license under the Maryland Department of Labor, Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, all expirations are hereby extended to the 30th day after the date by which the state of emergency is terminated and the catastrophic health emergency is rescinded. For more information, click here.

The Maryland Department of Labor, Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning, has posted FAQ's regarding the local American Job Centers and their employment assistance programs.

Empower Work offers free and confidential support for critical work moments through connection with trained peer counselors via SMS or live web chat from 11:30am to 11:00pm EST.

For Restaurant Workers In addition, the National Restaurant Association has created the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund (“Fund”) to help restaurant industry employees experiencing extraordinary hardship in the wake of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. Through this Fund, grants will be made to restaurant industry employees who have been impacted by COVID-19, including a decrease in wages or loss of employment.

College Students may be eligible for Federal Relief Funds. Contact your school to see what the process is to apply.

VOX article on employers who are hiring as a result of the COVID 19 crisis, according to data from LinkedIn.

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