Tag Archive: Emergency Unemployment Compensation

Jan 05

Benefits deadline extended

Jobless Texans will have until March 3, 2012 to qualify for emergency unemployment benefits.  Without this extension assistance for 78,000 claimants would have run out in January. Congress approved the extension last month, before claimants would have endured a gap in their benefits.  Each recipients should continue to request unemployment benefit payments on his scheduled …

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Nov 30

Texas EUC extended

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) today announced a six-week extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Act benefits (Tier IV) for unemployed Texans. The extension comes as a result of the state’s average unemployment rate reaching an estimated 8.5 percent or higher over the previous three months. The U.S. Department of Labor authorized TWC to begin …

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