Pandemic emergency unemployment compensation peuc provides workers with up to 13 weeks for claims opened after july 1 2019. Regardless of how often your state disburses benefits you must file a claim or certification online or by phone before you receive your unemployment payment for each period.
The cares act creates a new temporary federal program called pandemic emergency unemployment compensation peuc.
How long does it take to get unemployment in delaware. There is no longer a one week waiting period in delaware so benefits will be paid soon after your claim is approved. Pandemic emergency unemployment compensation peuc provides workers with up to 13 weeks for claims opened after july 1 2019. The state labor department said it aims to pay out benefits within 7 14 days of.
Normally you can claim delaware unemployment benefits for up to 26 weeks but during times of high unemployment the state enables workers to claim benefits for longer. After your initial claim is processed you will be sent a monetary determination. Since delaware has a weekly claim processing system you will receive a check for every weekly claim you make.
Determine the amount and duration of your benefit. And unemployment benefits for self employed and gig workers. You may file claims for more than 26 weeks if you work part time and partial benefits are paid.
Up to 13 weeks of unemployment benefits in addition to what your state provides up to 39 weeks. In delaware you can receive benefits for up to 26 weeks. Delaware department of labor releases guidelines on 13 week extension of unemployment benefits.
Get the latest information on division of unemployment insurance response to covid 19 including frequently asked questions. If you have exhausted the 26 weeks of regular or traditional unemployment benefits you may all be eligible for peuc. Keep in mind that the cares.
For example if your state pays weekly you ll need to get certified each week to verify that you are still eligible for benefits. Update to lower and higher authority appeals deadlines due to overwhleming call volume we encourage using this form for contacting the division. To file by phone call 302 761 6576 if you live in new castle county or 800 794 3032 outside new castle county.
Peuc provides up to 13 weeks of additional unemployment benefits to individuals who have exhausted all rights to regular unemployment insurance benefits under delaware law or federal law and have no entitlement to regular unemployment insurance benefits under any other state s unemployment insurance law. If you ve been laid off or seen your hours reduced due to covid 19 you may be eligible for unemployment benefits. Pandemic unemployment assistance pua.