Georgia requires employers — not the employees themselves — to file for unemployment every week for workers who have been furloughed or had their hours partially reduced, according to a recent emergency rule adopted by the Georgia Department of Labor. “I’m missing all these payments, and my employer is saying they’re only going to file every two weeks.”. “The key aspects of UI were weak going into this,” Andy Stettner, a senior fellow at the Century Foundation, told Vox recently. The Georgia DOL has extended the time for filers to receive unemployment benefits from 14 weeks to 26 weeks, based on a March 26 GDOL news release. “The IT infrastructure was weak; most states hadn’t gotten off these ancient mainframes. “The big thing I hear from my friends and family is HR departments are completely unwilling to reach out and answer questions, and don’t have a basic level of [understanding],” he said. // When we receive DIRECT_LINE/CONNECT_FULFILLED action, we will send an event activity using WEB_CHAT/SEND_EVENT The Georgia DOL has also issued an Employer Filed (Partial) Clams Desk-Aid. max-width: calc(100% - 36px); max-height: calc(100% - 188px);