New! On Saturday, December 19, 2009, the President signed legislation approving a two-month extension for EUC 08 and Federal Additional Compensation.
According to the previous legisative extension, no new EUC 08 claims or new tiers could be filed after the week ending December 22, 2009, and no EUC 08 payments could be made byond the week-ending June 5, 2010.
Based on the new law, customers may now file for EUC 08 through February 28, 2010 and may be paid through July 31, 2010.
In addition, this new law allows the $25 weekly FAC payments to continue for claims filed through the week-ending February 27, 2010, and remain in effect for payments on those claims through September 4, 2010.
On November 6, the President signed into law a new unemployment insurance benefit extension program.
These additional benefits begin the week of November 8 and offer a maximum of 20 additional weeks of unemployment insurance benefits to eligible claimants.