VA Unemployment Insurance Horror Stories

Struggling to access unemployment insurance payments in VA?

Did your payment get cut off with no notice or explanation? 

We are working to push the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) and State Legislators to act now to fix the unemployment insurance system and get people the money they need during this unprecedented pandemic. 

Stories from Virginians who are suffering due to problems at VEC are key in showing government leaders what is really happening in our state. 

Have you had problems paying rent, mortgages, or utilities?  Have you’ve been faced with eviction, foreclosure, or utility shut-offs?  Other issues? Please share how you have been affected by the unemployment insurance system in Virginia in the form below and we may use your story in our advocacy efforts including on our website, email, social media, or in print, audio, or video. We will only use your first name on any materials.

Too many Virginians can’t access the support they need to help make ends meet during this national health crisis. Your story can help us advocate for change. 

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