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Executive Order 2020-10 FAQs [No longer effective]

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Executive Order, No. 2020-10:

Temporary Expansions in Unemployment Eligibility and Cost-sharing


Q: Does the Executive Order apply to tipped workers?

A: Yes. Pursuant to the Employment Security Act and this Executive Order, tipped workers who become unemployed or take a leave of absence as specified in this Executive Order are eligible for unemployment benefits.