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What is Pandemic Unemployment Compensation?

PUC provides an additional payment to individuals who are collecting benefits from ANY of the following programs:

  • Regular Unemployment Insurance (UI), including:
    • Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE)
    • Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service members (UCX)
  • Extended Benefits (EB)
  • Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
  • Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)
  • Work-Share (STC)
  • Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA)