Employment and Training Administration March 5, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Announcement Regarding States Triggering “On” to the Second-Tier of Emergency Unemployment Compensation 2008 (EUC08)
Document Number: E9-4627
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
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 Second-Tier of the EUC08 program can be found at: http:// ows.doleta.gov/unemploy/claimsarch.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.
Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Nevada and Wisconsin
Document Number: E9-4625
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
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.
Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Pennsylvania
Document Number: E9-4624
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-05
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
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.