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(en español)

SharedWork Program

A shared win: Businesses win.  Employees win.  Communities win.

SharedWork is a voluntary business sustainability program that provides flexibility to retain employees at reduced hours. Washington’s SharedWork program helps businesses and employers avoid layoffs by paying employees partial unemployment benefits when their work hours are reduced.

For Businesses/employers button

For employees button

Welcome to Washington state agencies experiencing furloughs

SharedWork can help you weather this storm.  

  • Agency directors - select For businesses/employers
  • Agency employees - select For employees

Program overview

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