TX DoL Disaster Unemployment Aid


On May 24, TX DoL reported disaster unemployment assistance.


  • TX DoL reported disaster unemployment assistance (DUA) now available in Calhoun and Guadalupe counties due to impacts of recent severe weather, flooding, #212724.
  • Eligibility
  • Assistance is available in Calhoun, Eastland, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Liberty, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity, Walker, and Waller Counties.
  • Workers and self-employed individuals in the designated counties unable to work.
  • Those unable to work due to damage sustained from severe weather may be eligible.
  • Individuals can apply for benefits online or by calling the provided telephone number.
  • Applicants should specify that their applications are related to severe weather damage.
  • Available to those who used up UIA, worked in disaster area, can no longer work due to damage at employer, can show it was primary source of income/injured by disaster.
  • Additionally, those who cannot get to work through disaster area are also eligible.
  • Application Deadline
  • Applications for benefits under this declaration must be submitted by July 16, 2024.
  • May 28, 2024 TX DoL Unemployment Assistance
  • On May 28, 2024, TX DoL reported it is accepting applications for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) in four additional counties impacted by storms.
  • Counties were affected by winds, tornadoes, and flooding that began on Apr. 26.
  • These include Calhoun, Collin, Cooke, Denton, Eastland, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Liberty, Montague, Montgomery, Polk, San Jacinto, Trinity,
  • As well as the counties of Walker, and Waller; individuals can apply for benefits online.
  • May 31, 2024 TX DoL Additional Counties
  • On May 31, 2024, TX DoL included three additional counties as eligible for disaster unemployment, including Bell, Henderson, Tyler; individuals must apply by Jul. 16.
  • Jun. 2024 TX DoL Additional Counties
  • On Jun. 5, 2024, TX DoL reported that applications for disaster unemployment are now being accepted in Austin, Dallas, Hockley, Kaufman, and Newton counties.
  • Jun. 10 TX DoL Further Eligible Counties
  • On Jun. 10, 2024, TX DoL stated that 8 additional counties would be eligible for disaster unemployment compensation due to severe weather that began on Apr. 26.
  • List of eligible counties is Austin, Bell, Calhoun, Collin, Cooke, Coryell, Ellis, Dallas, Denton, Eastland, Falls, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Henderson, and Hockley.
  • Jasper, Jones, Kaufman, Lamar, Leon, Liberty, Montague, Montgomery, Navarro, Newton, Polk, San Jacinto, Smith, Terrell, Trinity, Tyler, Van Zandt, Walker, and Waller.
  • Jul. 2024 TX LEG Disaster Unemployment Insurance
  • On Jul. 9, 2024, TX LEG reported that DUA available for five additional counties.
  • Anderson, Austin, Bell, Calhoun, Collin, Cooke, Coryell, Ellis, Dallas, Denton, Eastland, Falls, Guadalupe, Hardin, Harris, Henderson, Hockley, Jasper, Jones, Kaufman, Lamar,
  • Leon, Liberty, Montague, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Panola, Polk, Rusk, Sabine, San Jacinto, Smith, Terrell, Trinity, Tyler, Van Zandt, Walker, Waller.
  • Jul. 12, 2024 TX LEG Extend DUA Deadline
  • On Jul. 12, 2024, TX LEG reported that it has received federal approval to extend the DUA application deadline for an additional 30 days to Aug. 15, 2024.
  • The amended declaration includes Anderson, Austin, Bell, Calhoun, Collin, Cooke, Coryell, Ellis, Dallas, Denton, Eastland, Falls, Guadalupe, Hardin, and Harris,
  • Henderson, Hockley, Jasper, Jones, Kaufman, Lamar, Leon, Liberty, Montague, Montgomery, Nacogdoches, Navarro, Newton, Panola, Polk, Rusk, and Sabine,
  • San Jacinto, Smith, Terrell, Trinity, Tyler, Van Zandt, Walker, and Waller Counties.

Regulators TX DoL
Entity Types CNSM; Corp
Reference PR, 7/12/2024; PR, 7/9/2024; PR, 6/10/2024; PR, 6/5/2024; PR, 5/31/2024; PR, 5/28/2024; PR, 5/24/2024
Functions Claims/Accelerated Benefits; Compliance; HR; Legal; Reporting
Countries United States of America
Category
State
Products Corporate; Payments
Regions Am
Rule Type Final
Rule Date 5/24/2024
Effective Date 8/15/2024
Rule Id 213512
Linked to Rule :212724
Reg. Last Update 7/12/2024
Report Section US Investment

Last substantive update on 07/16/2024