Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available to Shasta County Wildfire-Affected Workers

Workers, business owners, and self-employed individuals who lost their jobs temporarily or permanently as a direct result of the Carr Fire in Shasta County may be eligible for federally subsidized disaster unemployment assistance (DUA). DUA applies to losses beginning the week of July 29, 2018. The deadline for filing a claim is September 10, 2018. The Carr Fire became a presidentially-declared disaster on July 28.