COVID-19 Unemployment Information

Ohioans can apply for unemployment benefits online 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at unemployment.ohio.gov. It is also possible to file by phone at 877-644-6562 or TTY at 888- 642-8203, Monday through Friday 7AM to 7PM, Saturday 9AM to 5PM, and Sunday 9AM to 1PM. Employers with questions should email UCTech@jfs.ohio.gov.

The federal Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program provides an additional $600 per week of unemployment benefits.Effective through December 31, 2020.
https://unemploymenthelp.ohio.gov/expandedeligibility/

CARES Act assistance to workers and families can be found at:
https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/cares/assistance-for-american-workers-and-families

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Job Search
Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced that the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation has developed a website specifically geared toward matching essential businesses with Ohioans who are able and willing to work as an essential employee during the COVID-19 crisis. Both essential businesses and current job seekers can access the website https://jobsearch.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/jobsearch/

Families First Coronavirus Response Act
On March 18, President Trump signed into law H.R. 6021, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. This legislation provides free testing, paid emergency leave to qualified employees, increased Medicaid funding and expanded unemployment insurance, nutritional assistance and small business loans.  It expands the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to cover 14 days paid sick leave, then 10 additional weeks of FMLA leave paid at two-thirds the regular pay rate.  Employers with less than 50 employees and greater than 500 employees are exempted.  Information with particulars on H.R. 6021 is at:
https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6201

Automation Plastics Corporation in Aurora, Ohio is Hiring

One Tooling Design Engineer - Dayshift position (8:30am to 5pm) salary dependent on experience
Four Machine Operators – 2 for afternoon shift (3:30pm to mid); 2 for midnight (11:45pm to 7:15am)

If interested, please contact apply at HR@automationplastics.com