Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program for Washington, DC, 75041 [2020-25962]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 227 / Tuesday, November 24, 2020 / Notices 2991 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email: Stengle.Thomas@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following changes have occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State’s EB status: • Indiana’s 13-week insured unemployment rate (IUR) for the week ending October 24, 2020, was 4.85 percent, falling below the 5.00 percent threshold necessary to remain ‘‘on’’ EB. Therefore, the EB period for Indiana ends on November 14, 2020. The state will remain in an ‘‘off’’ period for a minimum of 13 weeks. • Maine’s 13-week insured unemployment rate (IUR) for the week ending October 24, 2020, was 4.88 percent, falling below the 5.00 percent threshold necessary to remain ‘‘on’’ EB. Therefore, the EB period for Maine ends on November 14, 2020. The state will remain in an ‘‘off’’ period for a minimum of 13 weeks. • Montana’s 13-week insured unemployment rate (IUR) for the week ending October 24, 2020, was 4.69 percent, falling below the 5.00 percent threshold necessary to remain ‘‘on’’ EB. Therefore, the EB period for Montana ends on November 14, 2020. The state will remain in an ‘‘off’’ period for a minimum of 13 weeks. 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 state by the U.S. Department of Labor. In the case of a state ending an EB period, the State Workforce Agency will furnish a written notice to each individual who is currently filing claims for EB of the forthcoming termination of the EB period and its effect on the individual’s right to EB (20 CFR 615.13(c)). Signed in Washington, DC. John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2020–25963 Filed 11–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility under the EB program for Virginia. The following changes have occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State’s EB status: • Virginia’s 13-week insured unemployment rate (IUR) for the week ending October 31, 2020, was 4.66 percent, falling below the 5.00 percent threshold necessary to remain ‘‘on’’ EB. Therefore, the EB period for Virginia ends on November 21, 2020. The state will remain in an ‘‘off’’ period for a minimum of 13 weeks. 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 state by the U.S. Department of Labor. In the case of a state ending an EB period, the State Workforce Agency will furnish a written notice to each individual who is currently filing claims for EB of the forthcoming termination of the EB period and its effect on the individual’s right to EB (20 CFR 615.13(c)). 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. Signed in Washington, DC. John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2020–25965 Filed 11–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program for Washington, DC Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. Employment and Training Administration This notice announces a retroactive change in benefit period eligibility under the EB program for Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of SUMMARY: Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Program for Virginia Employment and Training Administration, Labor. AGENCY: 17:48 Nov 23, 2020 Notice. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR VerDate Sep<11>2014 ACTION: Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 75041 Unemployment Insurance, Room S– 4524, Attn: Thomas Stengle, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202)– 693–3009 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email: Stengle.Thomas@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The following changes have occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the District’s EB status: Based on Washington, DC’s Unemployment Compensation law, which provides for the temporary adoption of the optional TUR trigger during periods of 100 percent Federal financing, and data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on June 19, 2020, the seasonally-adjusted total unemployment rate for Washington, DC rose above the 8.0 percent threshold to trigger ‘‘on’’ to a high unemployment period in EB. The payable period for Washington, DC under the high unemployment period is retroactive to 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. Signed in Washington, DC. John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2020–25962 Filed 11–23–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 227 (Tuesday, November 24, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 75041]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-25962]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program 
for Washington, DC

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a retroactive change in benefit period 
eligibility under the EB program for Washington, DC.

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)-693-3009 (this is not a toll-free number) 
or by email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    The following changes have occurred since the publication of the 
last notice regarding the District's EB status:
    Based on Washington, DC's Unemployment Compensation law, which 
provides for the temporary adoption of the optional TUR trigger during 
periods of 100 percent Federal financing, and data released by the 
Bureau of Labor Statistics on June 19, 2020, the seasonally-adjusted 
total unemployment rate for Washington, DC rose above the 8.0 percent 
threshold to trigger ``on'' to a high unemployment period in EB. The 
payable period for Washington, DC under the high unemployment period is 
retroactive to 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.

    Signed in Washington, DC.
John Pallasch,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
[FR Doc. 2020-25962 Filed 11-23-20; 8:45 am]
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