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Applications closed Payment for workers with low income who are excluded from other benefits

Excluded Workers Fund (EWF) | NYS Department of Labor

1. How it Works

Payment to workers with low income who lost income due to COVID and who are not eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) due to immigration status or other factors.

October 8, 2021 Update: NYS Department of Labor is not accepting new applications. They will process applications in the order they were received.

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Last Updated Tuesday, November 30th, 2:28pm

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