Unemployment FAQs

Please select from an Unemployment category below to get more help or review a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions updated weekly here.

Do I need to apply for the additional Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)?

To be eligible, a claimant must self-certify her or his unemployment or partial unemployment is due to disruptions caused by COVID-19. If KDOL determines you are eligible, you will receive the LWA payment for each week of LWA so long as you remain eligible.