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That's why I think it's necessary to extend the federal emergency unemployment benefits at this time. It's wrong to shut the program down now and deny millions of Americans the help they desperately need." Earlier today, the
The basic Unemployment Compensation (UC) program provides up to 26 weeks of benefits to eligible individuals who have lost their jobs. On average, nationwide, the program provides about
The federal government provides 100 percent of the funding for the emergency unemployment insurance program.