This registration is for job seekers and claimants that are applying for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). This is also where you can register if you wish to file a claim for unemployment.What is the Public Assistance Program (Pua)?
This is a newly available emergency unemployment assistance program under the federal CARES Act. PUA provides assistance for unemployed or partially unemployed individuals who are not eligible for regular unemployment insurance and who are unable or unavailable to work due to COVID-19 related circumstances.How do I file a PUA or Ui claim?
Everyone (UI and PUA applicants) uses the same form. Register or log in with Benefit Programs Online and click “File New Claim.”How do I apply for Pua in Ohio?
If you have an online account in the Ohio PUA system, enter your Social Security Number and Password below. New PUA applications will continue to be accepted through Saturday, October 2, 2021, but only for weeks of unemployment prior to September 4.