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  • Information about unemployment benefits related to Covid-19.

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What Do I Need to File?

    • Social Security number
    • Employment information for the past 18 months: employer name and address, first/last day worked/ gross earnings
    • Your address, phone number, date of birth
    • Non-Citizens Alien registration and the expiration date of your work authorization card
    • Driver’s License or State ID

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  • Reminder!

    If you’re receiving Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, don’t forget that claims are payable for the weeks ending April 4, 2020, through the week ending July 25, 2020. The additional $600 per week will end when your benefit entitlement expires or the week ending July 25, 2020, whichever one comes first.

  • “Stop Payment Indicator” Notice

    Due to largescale fraud attempts against state unemployment programs across the nation, the UIA has developed additional measures to protect certain claimants by requiring further identity verification and claim eligibility authentication. It is important to note that no personal data from claimants has been stolen from the UIA. If you received a “Stop Payment Indicator” notice on your account, detailed instructions have been emailed and mailed to you on how to submit additional identifying information in order to receive your benefits. There is no reason to take further action until you receive the instructions.

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