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Labor and Economic Opportunity

When will I start to receive the additional $300?

The benefit will be included as part of your regular unemployment benefit payments. UIA began issuing payments on Jan. 9, 2021 to claimants on regular state unemployment insurance (UI) and Extended Benefit (EB) programs.

PUC payments for those on Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) will be issued as technical updates to the UI system are completed.