|Targeted News Service|
The Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program, which provides federally-funded unemployment benefits for people who exhaust their regular state benefits, will expire on
According to federal law, the last week anyone can be paid EUC is
The federally funded EUC program has most recently provided up to 37 weeks of extended benefits for people who have exhausted their regular state benefits.
"Currently, over 43,000 people are receiving EUC benefits in
The UIA is in the process of notifying claimants affected by this change. Additionally, the UIA continues to partner with the
"While the end of EUC will present a challenge for those who are searching for new employment," said
Those who have exhausted unemployment benefits can find additional resources for health care, family support, housing, and more, by visiting http://www.michigan.gov/helpinghand. Unemployed workers should also visit Pure Michigan Talent Connect at http:www.mitalent.org to obtain information regarding job and training opportunities.
For pre-recorded updates about the EUC program, contact the Agency's EUC hotline at 1-800-638-3995. TTY customers should call 1-866-366-0004.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Expiration of Tier 4 of Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Benefits
As a result of federal law, the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program will end effective
What is EUC?
During periods of high unemployment in a state, Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) may become available to workers who have exhausted their regular state unemployment benefits. The EUC program is funded by the federal government.
EUC is a 100% federally funded program that provides benefits to individuals who have exhausted regular state benefits. The EUC program was implemented on
What does this mean for Claimants?
* Effective immediately, if you are currently receiving EUC Tier 3 and you exhaust during week ending
* If you exhaust EUC Tier 3 benefits on or before week ending
* If you are currently collecting Emergency Unemployment Compensation, also called EUC benefits, from one of the four tiers, the last week for which you can be paid EUC benefits is