State of Tennessee Outlines Procedures Displaced Workers Need to Follow to Receive Benefits
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Hundreds of residents from states impacted by Hurricane Irma escaped the impact of the storm by seeking refuge in cities across Tennessee. Many are staying with family or at local hotels and campgrounds and are not able to work.
Out-of-state residents, who plan to stay in Tennessee for an extended period of time because their homes or place of employment suffered damage, can file for unemployment insurance.
It is possible a displaced worker may need to stay in Tennessee for a short or extended period of time following Hurricane Irma. During that time, the worker may be eligible for unemployment insurance benefits.