CHARLESTON, WV (WVNS) — Gov. Jim Justice (R-WV) announced on Tuesday, April 7, 2020 Workforce West Virginia would begin distributing federal relief funding to those who lost their jobs due to COVID-19.
The additional $600/week in unemployment comes from the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation provided by the CARES Act.
The Governor thanked worked at Workforce for getting the relief to West Virginians quickly. For moreinfo and to file for benefits go to workforcewv.org.