Reopening Resources: Federal, State, & Local

Graphic of four-phase plan to reopen Massachusetts

Effective May 29, the Commonwealth’s face-covering order will be rescinded. DPH will issue a new face-covering advisory consistent with the CDC’s updated guidance. Face coverings will remain mandatory for all individuals on public and private transportation systems (including rideshares, livery, taxi, ferries, MBTA, WRTA, Commuter Rail and transportation stations), in healthcare facilities, and in other settings hosting vulnerable populations, such as congregate care settings. Read more.

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Federal Reopening Resources

“Pathway to Recovery Resources”: Quick Start Action Planner: Guide to help workforce system stakeholders plan and prepare for economic recovery.

Disability focused resources

Commonwealth Reopening Resources

Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

Effective the week of June 15, work search requirements will be reinstated for all regular Unemployment Insurance (UI) claimants. This applies to UI claimants receiving Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) and those on Extended Benefits (EB). 

City of Worcester Reopening Resources

Effective June 1, per order of City Manager Edward M. Augustus, Jr., all municipal buildings and services will reopen (except public meetings and the Worcester Senior Center).

Job Search & Career Center Resources

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Reopening Resources: Job Seekers

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Effective the week of June 15, Massachusetts will reinstate work search requirements for all regular Unemployment Insurance (UI) claimants. This requirement applies to UI claimants receiving Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) and those on Extended Benefits (EB).

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Reopening Resources: Employers and Businesses