Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program for District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Rhode Island, 37766 [2021-15110]

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Legislation the State enacted adopting the optional TUR triggers became effective the week ending June 19, 2021, meaning the New Mexico will begin a high unemployment period (HUP) period effective July 4, 2021. Beginning July 4, 2021, the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Jul 15, 2021 Jkt 253001 maximum potential EB entitlement for claimants in New Mexico will be 20 weeks. Æ The 13-week mandatory ‘‘on’’ period for the HUP for the District of Columbia and Massachusetts will end on July 3, 2021. During the 13-week mandatory ‘‘on’’ period, the seasonallyadjusted TURs for both the District and Massachusetts fell below the 8.0% threshold necessary to remain ‘‘on’’ a HUP. As such, beginning July 4, 2021, the maximum potential EB entitlement for claimants in the District of Columbia and Massachusetts will decrease from 20 weeks to 13 weeks. • Based on the data released by the BLS on June 23, 2021 the seasonallyadjusted TUR for Massachusetts and Rhode Island fell below the 6.5% threshold to remain ‘‘on’’ EB. Therefore, the EB period for both states will end on July 17, 2021. 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. Suzan G. LeVine, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of a Change in Status of the Extended Benefit (EB) Program 
for District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Mexico, and Rhode Island

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:
     Based on data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics 
(BLS) on May 21, 2021:
    [cir] The seasonally-adjusted total unemployment rate (TUR) for New 
Mexico exceeded 8.0 percent was greater than 110 percent in both the 
prior or second prior year. Legislation the State enacted adopting the 
optional TUR triggers became effective the week ending June 19, 2021, 
meaning the New Mexico will begin a high unemployment period (HUP) 
period effective July 4, 2021. Beginning July 4, 2021, the maximum 
potential EB entitlement for claimants in New Mexico will be 20 weeks.
    [cir] The 13-week mandatory ``on'' period for the HUP for the 
District of Columbia and Massachusetts will end on July 3, 2021. During 
the 13-week mandatory ``on'' period, the seasonally-adjusted TURs for 
both the District and Massachusetts fell below the 8.0% threshold 
necessary to remain ``on'' a HUP. As such, beginning July 4, 2021, the 
maximum potential EB entitlement for claimants in the District of 
Columbia and Massachusetts will decrease from 20 weeks to 13 weeks.
     Based on the data released by the BLS on June 23, 2021 the 
seasonally-adjusted TUR for Massachusetts and Rhode Island fell below 
the 6.5% threshold to remain ``on'' EB. Therefore, the EB period for 
both states will end on July 17, 2021.
    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, 
Labor.
[FR Doc. 2021-15110 Filed 7-15-21; 8:45 am]
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