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Unemployment Information

Arizona Department Economic Security

Unemployment information - Some people may be able to apply for unemployment insurance. For more information about who can apply and how to apply,https://des.az.gov/services/employment/unemployment-individual.

Arizona Shared Work Program

The Shared Work Unemployment Compensation Program is an alternative for employers faced with a reduction in force. It allows an employer to divide the available work or hours of work among a specified group of affected employees in lieu of a layoff, and it allows the employees to receive a portion of their Unemployment benefits while working reduced hours. The Shared Work Program is not available to an employee unless the employer for whom the individual is currently working reduced hours completes an application which then must be approved by the Department of Economic Security.

Visit Arizona Department of Economic Security for more information on this program. You can also call (602) 771-8956 or email them at UIsharedwork@azdes.gov 

Arizona Commerce Authority

Access information on job loss, unemployment benefits, and childcare support. Visit: Arizona Commerce Authority - workforce


Employer Resources

Career Connectors

Our immediate goal is to identify the companies ramping up hiring so that we can get this information in the hands of companies experiencing layoffs ASAP. 

If your company is hiring please reply ASAP to this email with a link to your careers page, your industry, approximate number of openings and type of openings. We will add you to our collaborated website.  If you anticipate layoffs, we have resources to provide you from ARIZONA@WORK, BestCompaniesAZ and Career Connectors that will assist you and your employees through this process.    

We are hosting virtual career events with the goal of hosting them weekly or as frequently as we can.  If you are hiring and want to be featured in an upcoming virtual event, please let us know ASAP. 

ARIZONA@WORK Rapid Response Services

For Employers that are being forced to downsize, ARIZONA@WORK has proactive services to assist the impacted staff transition to new employment opportunities and limit the length of their unemployment.  

ARIZONA@WORK provides the following services to the impacted workers:

  • Guidance on how to apply for Unemployment Services
  • Resume Assistance
  • Interview Preparation
  • Referrals to employers in our network who are actively hiring

Click HERE for more information on Rapid Response services, or email MaricopaCountyBusinessServices@maricopa.gov