Info Bulletin : 10-21-2020

10/21/2020

UNEMPLOYMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR TEMPORARY LAYOFF

OCTOBER 26, 2020 THROUGH JANUARY 4, 2021

You MUST follow the instructions below very carefully and file in a timely manner or YOU WILL NOT BE PAID UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS, as ODJFS is no longer back dating claims.

File for unemployment online with the instructions below at: http://unemployment.ohio.gov. If you do not have internet access, call your processing center (the number is located on correspondence you’ve received from the ODJFS). ODJFS business hours are 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday – Friday, except holidays. Below are the instructions for filing for unemployment:

You will file for unemployment benefits using Mass Layoff # 2000599. Your last day worked was 10/23/2020 and your return to work date is 01/04/2021.

1. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2020 – OPEN OR RESTART APPLICATION FOR BENEFITS

2. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2020 – CLAIM LAYOFF WEEK (WEEK ENDING 10/31/2020)

3. SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2020 – CLAIM LAYOFF WEEK (WEEK ENDING 11/7/2020). PLEASE NOTE: When you claim this layoff week, you must claim 10 hours’ pay for Election Day because the company has advised us that you will be paid for this day off (Ex: your rate of pay x 10 = ___).

EACH SUNDAY THEREAFTER THROUGH THE SUNDAY BEFORE YOU RETURN TO WORK, YOU WILL CALL OR VISIT THE ODJFS SITE TO CLAIM YOUR WEEKS. As of now, the last time you will claim a week will be Sunday, 01/03/2021.

PLEASE DO NOT ANSWER ANY QUESTION REGARDING YOUR UNION because UAW Local 2000 is not a hiring hall and by answering that question, you may create an eligibility issue that holds up your pay.

Bill Samples, President / Herb Bennett, Chairperson Unit 1

Melanie Meyer, Chairperson Unit 2 / Linda Williams, Chairperson Unit 3

Kenneth McNeil, Chairperson Unit 4 / Tony Rollison, Chairperson Unit 5

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