Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program for South Carolina and Georgia, 54424 [2020-19292]

Download as PDF 54424 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 1, 2020 / Notices unemployment periods (HUP) in EB. The HUP in California and Kentucky are retroactive to June 7, 2020, and the maximum potential entitlement for eligible claimants in the EB program has increased from up to 13 weeks of potential duration to up to 20 weeks of potential duration. The trigger notice covering state eligibility for the EB program can be found at: http://ows.doleta.gov/ unemploy/claims_arch.as. 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: U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Unemployment Insurance Room S–4524, Attn: Thomas Stengle, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202) 693– 2991 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email: Stengle.Thomas@dol.gov. Based on the data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on June 19, 2020, the seasonally-adjusted total unemployment rates for South Carolina and Georgia rose to meet the 8.0% threshold to trigger ‘‘on’’ to a high unemployment period in EB. The payable period for these states under the high unemployment period begins July 5, 2020, and eligibility for claimants has been extended from up to 13 weeks of potential duration to up to 20 weeks of potential duration in the EB program. The trigger notice covering state eligibility for the EB program can be found at: http://ows.doleta.gov/ unemploy/claims_arch.as. 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. U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Unemployment Insurance Room S– 4524, Attn: Thomas Stengle, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202) 693– 2991 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email: Stengle.Thomas@dol.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Signed in Washington, DC. John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2020–19291 Filed 8–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Signed in Washington, DC. John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. Employment and Training Administration Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program for South Carolina and Georgia [FR Doc. 2020–19292 Filed 8–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P Employment and Training Administration, Labor. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 170 (Tuesday, September 1, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 54424]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-19292]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program 
for South Carolina and Georgia

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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    This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility under 
the EB program for South Carolina and Georgia.
    The following changes have occurred since the publication of the 
last notice regarding the States' EB status:
    Based on the data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on 
June 19, 2020, the seasonally-adjusted total unemployment rates for 
South Carolina and Georgia rose to meet the 8.0% threshold to trigger 
``on'' to a high unemployment period in EB. The payable period for 
these states under the high unemployment period begins July 5, 2020, 
and eligibility for claimants has been extended from up to 13 weeks of 
potential duration to up to 20 weeks of potential duration in the EB 
program.
    The trigger notice covering state eligibility for the EB program 
can be found at: http://ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/claims_arch.as.

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: U.S. Department of Labor, Employment 
and Training Administration, Office of Unemployment Insurance Room S-
4524, Attn: Thomas Stengle, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 
20210, telephone number (202) 693-2991 (this is not a toll-free number) 
or by email: [email protected].

    Signed in Washington, DC.
John Pallasch,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
[FR Doc. 2020-19292 Filed 8-31-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4510-FW-P