Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program for Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Nevada, 22268 [2021-08726]

Download as PDF 22268 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 79 / Tuesday, April 27, 2021 / Notices Square, 145 N Street NE, Room 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: April 22, 2021. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2021–08709 Filed 4–26–21; 8:45 am] Information for Claimants BILLING CODE 4410–12–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program for Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, and Nevada Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: This notice announces changes in benefit period eligibility under the EB program that have occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the States’ EB status: • Nevada completed the mandatory 13-week ‘‘off’’ period for a High Unemployment Period (HUP) on March 27, 2021, and based on the data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on January 26, 2021, the seasonallyadjusted total unemployment rate (TUR) for Nevada continued to exceed the 8.0 percent threshold necessary to trigger ‘‘on’’ to an HUP. Therefore, on March 28, 2021 the maximum potential entitlement for claimants in the EB program will increase from 13 weeks to 20 weeks. • Based on data released on March 15, 2021 by BLS, the seasonallyadjusted 3-month average TUR for Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Massachusetts and New Mexico rose above the 8.0 percent threshold necessary to trigger ‘‘on’’ to an HUP. Beginning April 4, 2021 the maximum potential entitlement for claimants in the EB program for these states increased from 13 weeks to 20 weeks. • Based on data released by BLS on March 26, 2021: Æ The seasonally-adjusted TUR for Michigan fell below the 6.5 percent threshold necessary to remain ‘‘on’’ EB. The payable period for Michigan in the EB program will end on April 17, 2021. The state will remain in an ‘‘off’’ period for a minimum of 13 weeks. Æ the seasonally-adjusted TUR for New Jersey fell below the 8.0 percent threshold necessary to remain ‘‘on’’ an HUP in the EB program. Beginning April 18, 2021, the maximum potential VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Apr 26, 2021 entitlement for claimants in New Jersey will decrease from 20 weeks to 13 weeks. The trigger notice covering state eligibility for the EB program can be found at: http://ows.doleta.gov/ unemploy/claims_arch.as. Jkt 253001 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. Suzan G. LeVine, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2021–08726 Filed 4–26–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Program Year (PY) 2021 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Allotments; PY 2021 Wagner-Peyser Act Allotments and PY 2021 Workforce Information Grants Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces allotments for PY 2021 for WIOA Title I Youth, Adult, and Dislocated Worker Activities programs; allotments for Employment Service (ES) activities under the Wagner-Peyser Act for PY 2021 and the allotments of Workforce SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Information Grants to States for PY 2021. DATES: The Department must receive comments on the formula used to allot funds to the Outlying Areas by May 27, 2021. ADDRESSES: Questions on this notice can be submitted to the Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Investment, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Room S4209, Washington, DC 20210, Attention: Randy Painter, Unit Chief, (202) 693–3979, or Robert Kight, Division Chief, (202) 693–3937. Randy Painter’s email is: painter.randy@ dol.gov. Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may access the telephone number above via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1–877–889–5627 (TTY– TDD). Commenters are advised that mail delivery in the Washington area may be delayed due to the COVID–19 pandemic. The Department encourages commenters to submit comments electronically online or to the contacts listed above. Comments: The Department will retain all comments on this notice and will release them upon request via email to any member of the public. The Department also will make all the comments it receives available for public inspection by appointment during normal business hours at the above address. If you need assistance to review the comments, the Department will provide you with appropriate aids such as readers or print magnifiers. The Department will make copies of this notice available, upon request, in large print, Braille, and electronic file. The Department also will consider providing the notice in other formats upon request. To schedule an appointment to review the comments and/or obtain the notice in an alternative format, contact Mr. Painter using the information provided above. The Department will retain all comments received without making any changes to the comments, including any personal information provided. The Department therefore cautions commenters not to include their personal information such as Social Security Numbers, personal addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses in their comments; this information would be released with the comment if the comments are requested. It is the commenter’s responsibility to safeguard their information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: WIOA Youth Activities allotments— Evan Rosenberg at (202) 693–3593 or LaSharn Youngblood at (202) 693–3606; WIOA Adult and Dislocated Worker E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program 
for Connecticut, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, Michigan, New 
Jersey, New Mexico, and Nevada

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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    This notice announces changes in benefit period eligibility under 
the EB program that have occurred since the publication of the last 
notice regarding the States' EB status:
     Nevada completed the mandatory 13-week ``off'' period for 
a High Unemployment Period (HUP) on March 27, 2021, and based on the 
data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) on January 26, 
2021, the seasonally-adjusted total unemployment rate (TUR) for Nevada 
continued to exceed the 8.0 percent threshold necessary to trigger 
``on'' to an HUP. Therefore, on March 28, 2021 the maximum potential 
entitlement for claimants in the EB program will increase from 13 weeks 
to 20 weeks.
     Based on data released on March 15, 2021 by BLS, the 
seasonally-adjusted 3-month average TUR for Connecticut, the District 
of Columbia, Massachusetts and New Mexico rose above the 8.0 percent 
threshold necessary to trigger ``on'' to an HUP. Beginning April 4, 
2021 the maximum potential entitlement for claimants in the EB program 
for these states increased from 13 weeks to 20 weeks.
     Based on data released by BLS on March 26, 2021:
    [cir] The seasonally-adjusted TUR for Michigan fell below the 6.5 
percent threshold necessary to remain ``on'' EB. The payable period for 
Michigan in the EB program will end on April 17, 2021. The state will 
remain in an ``off'' period for a minimum of 13 weeks.
    [cir] the seasonally-adjusted TUR for New Jersey fell below the 8.0 
percent threshold necessary to remain ``on'' an HUP in the EB program. 
Beginning April 18, 2021, the maximum potential entitlement for 
claimants in New Jersey will decrease from 20 weeks to 13 weeks.
    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.
Suzan G. LeVine,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
[FR Doc. 2021-08726 Filed 4-26-21; 8:45 am]
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