Disaster Unemployment Benefits Available In Cass, Nemaha Counties

LINCOLN – Residents of Cass and Nemaha counties have until April 26 to apply for disaster unemployment if they lost jobs temporarily or permanently due to March flooding.

To apply for benefits:

  • File online at NEworks or call 402-458-2500 from Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Provide a Social Security Number. A representative will determine eligibility and assist in filing the DUA claim.
  • Provide proof of income. Proof of income from the most recent complete tax year must be provided within 21 days of filing the initial DUA claim.


Information about DUA can be found at dol.nebraska.gov/UIBenefits/Programs/DUA.


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