Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Nevada and Wisconsin, 9638 [E9-4625]

Download as PDF 9638 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 42 / Thursday, March 5, 2009 / Notices SUMMARY: Announcement regarding states triggering ‘‘on’’ to the Second-Tier of Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC08). Public Law 110–449 created a Second-Tier of benefits for qualified unemployed workers claiming benefits in high unemployment states. The Department of Labor produces a trigger notice indicating which states qualify for the Second-Tier of EUC08 benefits and provides the beginning and ending dates of the Second-Tier period for each qualifying state. The trigger notice covering state eligibility for the SecondTier of the EUC08 program can be found at: http://ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/ claims_arch.asp. A new trigger notice is posted at this location each week that the program is in effect. Beginning February 15, 2009, the following states are in a high unemployment period, resulting in their triggering ‘‘on’’ to the Second-Tier of the EUC08 program: Montana and Vermont. Information for Claimants The duration of benefits payable in the EUC program, and the terms and conditions under which they are payable, are governed by Public Laws 110–252 and 110–449, and the operating instructions issued to the states by the U.S. Department of Labor. The State Workforce Agency in states beginning a high unemployment period, will furnish a written notice of potential entitlement to each individual who is potentially eligible for Second-Tier EUC08 benefits. Persons who believe they may be entitled to additional benefits under the EUC08 program or who wish to inquire about their rights under the program should contact their State Workforce Agency. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Gibbons, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Security, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Frances Perkins Bldg., Room S– 4231, Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202) 693–3008 (this is not a toll-free number) or by e-mail: gibbons.scott@dol.gov. Signed in Washington, DC, this 26th day of February 2009. Douglas F. Small, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. E9–4627 Filed 3–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:49 Mar 04, 2009 Jkt 217001 Employment and Training Administration Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Nevada and Wisconsin Signed in Washington, DC, this 26th day of February 2009. Douglas F. Small, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. E9–4625 Filed 3–4–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility under the EB program for Nevada and Wisconsin. The following change has occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State’s EB status: • The 13-week insured unemployment rate (IUR) for Nevada and Wisconsin for the week ending February 07, 2009, rose above 5.0 percent and exceeded 120 percent of the corresponding average rate in the two prior years. Therefore, beginning the week of February 22, 2009, eligible unemployed workers will be able to collect up to an additional 13 weeks of UI benefits. Information for Claimants The duration of benefits payable in the EB program, and the terms and conditions on which they are payable, are governed by the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970, as amended, and the operating instructions issued to the states by the U.S. Department of Labor. In the case of a state beginning an EB period, the State Workforce Agency will furnish a written notice of potential entitlement to each individual who has exhausted all rights to regular benefits and is potentially eligible for EB (20 CFR 615.13(c)(1)). Persons who believe they may be entitled to EB or who wish to inquire about their rights under the program should contact their State Workforce Agency. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Gibbons, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Security, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Frances Perkins Bldg., Room S– 4231, Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202) 693–3008 (this is not a toll-free number) or by e-mail: gibbons.scott@dol.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Pennsylvania AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility under the EB program for Pennsylvania. The following change has occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State’s EB status: • Pennsylvania’s 13-week insured unemployment rate (IUR) for the week ending January 31, 2009, rose to 5.04 percent and exceeds 120 percent of the corresponding average rate in the two prior years. Therefore, beginning the week of February 15, 2009, eligible unemployed workers will be able to collect up to an additional 13 weeks of UI benefits. Information for Claimants The duration of benefits payable in the EB program, and the terms and conditions on which they are payable, are governed by the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970, as amended, and the operating instructions issued to the states by the U.S. Department of Labor. In the case of a state beginning an EB period, the State Workforce Agency will furnish a written notice of potential entitlement to each individual who has exhausted all rights to regular benefits and is potentially eligible for EB (20 CFR 615.13(c)(1)). Persons who believe they may be entitled to EB or who wish to inquire about their rights under the program should contact their State Workforce Agency. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Gibbons, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Security, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Frances Perkins Bldg., Room S– 4231, Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202) 693–3008 (this is not a toll-free number) or by e-mail: gibbons.scott@dol.gov. E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 42 (Thursday, March 5, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-4625]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period 
for Nevada and Wisconsin

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility 
under the EB program for Nevada and Wisconsin.
    The following change has occurred since the publication of the last 
notice regarding the State's EB status:
     The 13-week insured unemployment rate (IUR) for Nevada and 
Wisconsin for the week ending February 07, 2009, rose above 5.0 percent 
and exceeded 120 percent of the corresponding average rate in the two 
prior years. Therefore, beginning the week of February 22, 2009, 
eligible unemployed workers will be able to collect up to an additional 
13 weeks of UI benefits.

Information for Claimants

    The duration of benefits payable in the EB program, and the terms 
and conditions on which they are payable, are governed by the Federal-
State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970, as amended, and 
the operating instructions issued to the states by the U.S. Department 
of Labor. In the case of a state beginning an EB period, the State 
Workforce Agency will furnish a written notice of potential entitlement 
to each individual who has exhausted all rights to regular benefits and 
is potentially eligible for EB (20 CFR 615.13(c)(1)).
    Persons who believe they may be entitled to EB or who wish to 
inquire about their rights under the program should contact their State 
Workforce Agency.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Gibbons, U.S. Department of 
Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce 
Security, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Frances Perkins Bldg., Room S-
4231, Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202) 693-3008 (this is 
not a toll-free number) or by e-mail: gibbons.scott@dol.gov.

    Signed in Washington, DC, this 26th day of February 2009.
Douglas F. Small,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration.
 [FR Doc. E9-4625 Filed 3-4-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4510-FW-P