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Last Updated: April 3, 2020
We will be adding additional questions as we are able to answer them. Answers that apply to all members in the NW Carpenters Union can be found at the bottom of our main COVID-19 resource page. If you have more questions or feel you did not get the answer you needed, contact us at (877) 284.7936 or COVID19@nwcarpenters.org.
No, the state waived the waiting period.
In most cases, no. As of right now, unemployment benefits are available to people who are totally or partially unemployed due to no fault of their own.
If you have not been directed to self-quarantine yourself by your employer or a health official and are choosing not to work, you are not eligible for unemployment benefits.
Unemployment benefits are available to individuals who are totally or partially unemployed due to no fault of their own.
If work is still available with your employer (whether in-person or by teleworking), you may not qualify for benefits. Click HERE for more info from the Montana Department of Labor and Industry.