The Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) administers the Unemployment Insurance program, providing temporary assistance to unemployed Massachusetts workers. For additional information, please visit the DUA website.
The Department of Unemployment Assistance is moving swiftly to implement three new public benefit programs that will expand unemployment eligibility; temporarily increase weekly benefits for all claimants; and allow additional categories of people to claim unemployment benefits.
Mass Talent Connect is a strategy targeted to serving individuals who have been unemployed for more than six months. Massachusetts, in partnership with Commonwealth Corporation, the Workforce Boards, and One-Stop Career Centers, Higher Education and other appropriate partners will work together to braid our resources to support services for long-term unemployed individuals.