Are COVID-19 unemployment benefits still available?

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COVID-19 pandemic unemployment benefits

All federal unemployment benefits programs created for the COVID-19 pandemic have ended. This includes:

  • Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC),
  • Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC),
  • Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), and
  • Mixed Earner Unemployment Compensation (MEUC).

Federal Extended Benefits have also ended. 

Some filers with pandemic unemployment claims already in the appeals process may still be eligible for pandemic payments.


Learn more about COVID-19 pandemic unemployment benefits


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