On this resource page, employees and employers will find interactive tools and guidance on how to navigate training opportunities, unemployment benefits, paid leave and other support services. The Arizona Commerce Authority’s COVID-19 suite of support services includes a hub for Arizona workers to find training opportunities, workforce support webinars and answers to frequently asked questions.


Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

May 12 launch

Created under the CARES Act, Pandemic Unemployment Insurance (PUA) expands unemployment benefits to individuals who are not otherwise eligible and increases weekly benefits. The Arizona Department of Economic Security will begin processing applications May 12. More information is available below in the frequently asked questions.



Virtual Learning

Find virtual learning resources and webinars to hear from industry experts on financial relief programs, workforce support and more.



Frequently Asked Questions

In addition to the above resources, read these frequently asked questions for more information on unemployment, job search and more.

I lost my job and am looking for a new one — where can I find new opportunities?

My hours were cut or I was laid off, how do I access unemployment benefits?

If employees are working reduced hours, can they still receive unemployment benefits?

What is the Families First Coronavirus Act and how does it impact paid leave?

I am an employer that needs workers, how can I find talent?

I am an employer in need of services to help retain my employees, what support is available?

I need childcare, what resources are available?