DLI applies for 'Lost Wage Assistance' UI funds
Last updated 8/18/2020 at 10:31am
HELENA — The Montana Department of Labor and Industry announced Monday it has applied for the Lost Wages Assistance Payments grant through the Federal Emergency Management Administration.
Upon approval, this grant will allow DLI to provide an additional $400 per week in assistance payment to those receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits due to COVID-related impacts. FEMA disaster relief funds will cover $300 of the new weekly payment and the other $100 will come from Montana’s allocation of the federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund. Lost Wage Assistance was establ...