Federal Benefit Programs Extended
The federal COVID-19 relief package which extends federal CARES Act unemployment benefit programs was signed into law. Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) will be extended through September 4, 2021. Pandemic Unemployment Compensation, the additional $300 per week for anyone receiving unemployment benefits has also been extended through Sept. 4.
If you have an existing claim of any type, continue to submit certifications as usual. Please continue to check the UIA website as we will provide more information on implementation as it become available. Please do not call the UIA customer service number regarding the new legislation.
EB and PUA weeks reduced - Because Michigan is no longer in a high unemployment period, additional weeks of Extended Benefits (EB) and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) are no longer available.
More information about PUA - UPDATED with PUA employment verification info
More information about PEUC
Information about Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation (MEUC)