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WorkShare for Employers

A smart and flexible option for employers ramping up capacity, operations, and their workforce.

The WorkShare program is an option for companies covered by the unemployment insurance system to manage employee hours in partnership with the unemployment insurance benefit system. WorkShare allows employers to bring back furloughed employees and hire new employees on a reduced basis to incentivize a return to work. New hires or furloughed workers receive UI benefits to supplement their part-time wages.