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Gig Worker Unemployment Now Available

[CREDIT: RI.gov] The RI Department of Labor and Training is now accepting gig worker unemployment claims, as well as for freelance, and the self employed due to disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

Beginning at 8 a.m. today, freelance, gig, and contractor workers and the self-employed are eligible for unemployment insurance, part of the $2 trillion stimulus passed by Congress in March.

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