Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Mayor Broderick and the City of Anderson want to ensure that businesses can quickly and easily find resources on the novel coronavirus outbreak.  This page is dedicated to business related resources; community resources can be found on the City of Anderson Coronavirus  Community Resource page.

Assistance and Counseling for Businesses

Employment Related Information

If your employment has been interrupted or ended due to COVID-19, you should file for UI and your claim will be evaluated. You must apply for UI benefits online, using a computer or smart phone. Online filing information can be found at Unemployment.IN.gov.  If you have questions, please review the Frequently Asked Questions, the Claimant Handbook and/or the online video tutorials. You can also review the COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Claimants.

Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) also has published COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for Employers

If you are ineligible for UI benefits (self-employment, independent contractors, gig economy workers), Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) under CARES Act offers a temporary federal unemployment insurance (UI) program.  Click here for PUA Frequently Asked Questions by DWD. 

Following the Governor’s reopening plan, some WorkOne offices are operating on a limited schedule, either serving customers by appointment only or providing services virtually. Others, however, remain closed. Please contact your local WorkOne office via phone or email for information about hours of operation and service availability prior to visiting the office. WorkOne Anderson can be reached at (765) 642-4981.

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has published guidelines for the Families First Corona Response Act (FFCRA) The FFCRA requires certain employers to provide employees with paid sick leave or expanded family and medical leave for specified reasons related to COVID-19.

Health and Safety Updates