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  • Federal Benefit Programs

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)

  • Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) 

    Extended to Sept. 4, 2021

    PUA is a temporary federal program that provides unemployment benefits to individuals who do not qualify for regular unemployment insurance (UI), including individuals who are self-employed or independent contractors, or have limited work history. To be eligible for PUA, your reason for no longer working must fall within one of the COVID-19 scenarios.

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    Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)

    Extended to Sept. 4, 2021

    PEUC provides an extension of benefits to claimants who have exhausted all rights to regular unemployment benefits.

    Once a worker has exhausted their state UI benefits, they will be notified to apply for PEUC.

    More PEUC Information

    Pandemic Unemployment Compensation

    Extended to Sept. 4, 2021

    Provides all eligible unemployment recipients with an additional $300 per week.

    Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation

    Extended to Sept. 4, 2021

    Provides an additional $100 per week to claimants who have earned at least $5,000 in net self-employment income.

    More information about MEUC