EMPLOYEE INFORMATION PAGE
March 24, 2020
Final Paychecks will process 3/27/20 via direct deposit or manual checks at your restaurant. There are also copies of the last two pay stubs available at your restaurant.
March 20, 2020
CHECK BACK OFTEN AS WE WILL USE THIS PAGE TO COMMUNICATE WITH OUR STAFF
Due to the Corona-virus, it is with extreme regret the Owners and Management of the Hub Grill and Bar and the Union Grill and Tap find it necessary to furlough hourly employees as of 9:00 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2020.
This action is necessary due to the decrease in volume at both restaurants. Please check this company website often as we hope to post additional information about benefits, resources, etc.
How to Apply for Unemployment Benefits
The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) can provide individuals who have lost their job through no fault of their own with a weekly stipend of up to $240 for up to 26 weeks, to supplement lost income while they search for employment. Their website is www.AZUI.gov.
If you do not have access to a computer or internet, DES staff can help you with your application in offices throughout the state. Once you qualify for benefits and began receiving payments deposited to a state-issued Electronic Payment Card. Direct deposit is also available by completing a form on www.AZUI.gov.
Each week, you will file a “weekly claim” on so you can maintain your benefits. Benefits are not paid during the first week a claim is filed, as eligibility is being determined.
How to apply for Cash Benefits through Department of Economic Security
Cash Assistance may be provided to needy families with dependent children. Eligibility for the Cash Assistance program is based on citizenship; qualified noncitizen resident status; Arizona residency; limits on resources and monthly income eligibility guidelines.
Adults receiving Cash Assistance benefits are required to complete and sign a Personal Responsibility Agreement. This agreement specifies compliance with the Jobs Program and the DES Child Support Services, as well as immunizing children and making sure they attend school, if applicable.
You can use the screen for eligibility(link is external) website to see if you qualify for Cash Assistance, however, the best way to know if you are eligible is to submit a completed application for benefits and go through the application process.
Here is the information needed to apply for assistance:
Proof of citizenship and identity for everyone who is applying for benefits. Alien Registration Cards, if there are non-U.S. citizens applying for benefits in your household.
Social Security numbers for everyone, or proof that a Social Security number has been applied for.
Proof of relationship, birth certificates may be used.
Name, address & daytime phone number of landlord or neighbor.
A statement verifying your address and the names of everyone living with you. The statement must be made by a non-relative who doesn’t live with you. It must be signed, dated and include that person's address and telephone number.
Proof of ALL money your household received from any source last month and this month.
Proof that your employment ended, and last date paid.
Bank or credit union (savings or checking) complete statement for the most recent month.
Proof of savings bonds, securities, retirement plans and life insurance.
Proof of rent/mortgage and utility bills (electric, water, gas, etc.) for the most recent month.
Proof of childcare expenses for the most recent month.
Submitting your application
Submitting your completed application and required documentation starts the application process. Once your application is received, it will be reviewed to determine if you qualify for benefits.
The following are ways that you can apply:
Complete and submit an online application through Health-e-Arizona Plus.
Download the Application for Benefits with Kids Care Application Addendum (PDF Form) and turn it in by mail, fax, or in person at your local office.
Request an application at your local office or Call (855) 432-7587 to request a paper application be mailed to you. After receiving and completing the application, turn it in by mail, fax, or in person at your local office.
After the Application
You will need to complete an eligibility interview via phone or in person at one of our offices. We strongly recommend that you have income information, ID, Social Security numbers, and Citizenship verification at the interview. During your interview, we will review your information in order to see if you qualify for the program.
At the end of your interview, we will let you know if we need any additional information to decide your case. We will also send you a letter asking for this information.
You may be eligible for one large lump-sum payment through the Grant Diversion Program. Ask your eligibility interviewer about this program during your interview.
Other Resources available from DES
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program provides eligible households with monthly benefits to spend on nutritious foods. Clients may apply for services online through Health-e-Arizona.
The DES Coordinated Hunger Relief Program partners with regional food banks to provide food to individuals in need. To learn more and find a food bank near you, visit http://www.azfoodbanks.org/.
Child Care Assistance
While schools are closed to prevent further outbreak, childcare providers around the state may be available to provide quality supervision for your children. The DES Child Care Administration provides assistance to eligible families in need so they can continue education or employment while ensuring a safe environment. To learn more, visit https://des.az.gov/child-care or https://www.azccrr.com/(link is external).
Community partners across the state have a wide variety of services available to assist families even further. Visit https://des.az.gov/services/community-resources to find additional resources near you!
The group is giving out $500 to every unemployed person who applies on their website, and uploads their pay stub.
USBG National Charity Foundation
Restaurant Workers Community Foundation