Due to COVID-19 all schools were closed (At least here in MI - I am certain everywhere). My wife's work is starting to ask when she will return. Unfortunately she has to become our 3 daughter's teacher - at least until the end of June. Our schools are participating in Remote School (Schoology) and the student's pass or fail depends on their attendance. We have a small pre-k and kindergartner as well as a ten year old, we aren't talking about self sufficient teens here - these kids are young.
In any event I know if an employee refuses to go back to work they can be terminated and lose unemployment benefits. However, I have also read that parents who have kids are entitled to unemployment during these rough times due to COVID-19 and remote school. If my wife comes into contact with someone who has these symptoms she could easily bring it home - not ideal.
How can we maintain unemployment benefits at least until the end of June without having the fear of losing both employment at her job and unemployment benefits?