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Unemployment Resources

Navigating the CARES Act

The Visit Baltimore team is closely monitoring the many impacts of COVID-19 and is committed to assisting the community and our partners in hospitality during this challenging time. We recognize that widespread closures due to the virus have posed numerous challenges for local businesses, including employee layoffs.


Please utilize the below resources for unemployment assistance and navigating the CARES Act:


Unemployment Health Services
Maryland Unemployment Insurance Program:


Mayor’s Office of Employment Development


To find other supportive employment Services:


U.S. Department of Labor’s Announcement on New Guidance on Unemployment Insurance Flexibilities During COVID-19 Outbreak


COVID-19 or Other Public Health Emergencies and the Fair Labor Standards Act Questions and Answers