In response to the hurricane, which forced many
The application is available online at wwww.dol.georgia.gov.
The Brunswick Career Center, which serves
In most cases, individuals who are unable to work due to no fault of their own, such as a natural disaster, are eligible for unemployment benefits as long as they meet all eligibility requirements.
"We're just trying, from the business standpoint, to find out any and all ways that we can help ease this burden," Woodside said.
The chamber inquired into whether local residents would be able to receive aid through the Federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance, which provides assistance to individuals unemployed as a direct result of a major disaster.
"There was an interruption for businesses here, and there were a number of employees not able to work," Woodside said. "So we made this inquiry so we could put that option out to the public."
However, at this time,
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