Deadline Nears For Disaster Unemployment Aid In Oklahoma Counties


Thursday, July 25th 2013, 8:20 am
By: News 9


A deadline is approaching to apply for disaster unemployment aid in three Oklahoma counties hit by severe storms and tornadoes from May 18-June 2.

Residents of Okfuskee, Okmulgee and LeFlore counties have until Wednesday, July 31 to apply for the assistance.

Complete Coverage: May 2013 Tornado Outbreak

The disaster unemployment aid is available to workers and self-employed individuals who lost work or earnings because of the storms and tornadoes. The aid is for those who don't qualify for regular state unemployment benefits.

Read OESC news release.

Information is available through the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Unemployment Insurance Service Center at 1-800-555-1554 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.