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About STC

Short-Time Compensation
The Short-Time Compensation program helps prevent layoffs by allowing employers to uniformly reduce affected employees' hours by 10 to 60 percent while the employees receive a prorated unemployment benefit.
Employers can apply at
STC Definitions

Employer Resources

The guides below provide answers to frequently asked questions, instructions for next steps once an STC plan is approved, and a breakdown of work hour reductions qualifying for STC plans.
Employer Fact Sheet Next Steps After Plan Approval Sample Percentage Hour Reductions Testimonial Video

Participant Resources

STC plan participants are able to continue working instead of being completely laid off. If your company has an approved STC plan, file a claim for Unemployment Insurance benefits at STC benefits are paid based on a percentage reduction of regular UI benefits equal to the percentage reduction in regular work hours.
Participant Fact Sheet