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State Exits Federal Pandemic Unemployment Programs

LINCOLN - Nebraska will no longer participate in federal pandemic unemployment programs effective June 19. The State has notified the US Department of Labor of its intent to withdraw from the following:

• Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), which provides an additional $300 weekly payment to all recipients of state or federal unemployment benefits.

• Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), which provides benefits for those who would not usually qualify, such as the self-employed and gig workers.

• Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), which provides for an extensi...

 

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