EUC 2008 TRIGGER NOTICE NO. 2008 - 50
SECOND TIER EUC 2008 TRIGGERS UNDER P.L. 110-449
Effective December 28, 2008

State 13 Weeks IUR 3 months SA TUR Status Effective Date
Alabama 2.33 5.6
Alaska 3.37 7.1 ON 7/6/2008
Arizona 2.15 6.1 WILL BEGIN 1/4/2009
Arkansas 3.33 5.3
California 3.55 8.1 ON 7/6/2008
Colorado 1.58 5.6
Connecticut 2.99 6.4 ON 11/9/2008
Delaware 2.63 5.3
District of Columbia 1.11 7.4 ON 7/6/2008
Florida 2.76 7.0 ON 10/5/2008
Georgia 2.54 6.9 ON 11/9/2008
Hawaii 2.50 4.7
Idaho 3.17 5.3
Illinois 2.75 7.1 ON 8/3/2008
Indiana 2.91 6.6 ON 10/5/2008
Iowa 1.89 4.3
Kansas 1.95 4.9
Kentucky 2.43 7.0 ON 8/3/2008
Louisiana 1.71 5.4
Maine 1.98 5.9
Maryland 2.25 4.9
Massachusetts 2.91 5.6
Michigan 3.94 9.2 ON 7/6/2008
Minnesota 2.06 6.1 ON 11/9/2008
Mississippi 2.50 7.4 ON 7/6/2008
Missouri 2.37 6.6 ON 10/5/2008
Montana 2.42 4.8
Nebraska 1.20 3.6
Nevada 3.82 7.6 ON 8/3/2008
New Hampshire 1.67 4.2
New Jersey 3.47 6.0 WILL BEGIN 1/4/2009
New Mexico 1.91 4.2
New York 2.57 5.8
North Carolina 3.22 7.3 ON 9/7/2008
North Dakota 0.86 3.4
Ohio 2.53 7.3 ON 8/3/2008
Oklahoma 1.29 4.3
Oregon 4.12 7.2 ON 11/9/2008
Pennsylvania 3.54 5.9
Puerto Rico 4.95 12.1 ON 7/6/2008
Rhode Island 3.14 9.1 ON 7/6/2008
South Carolina 3.45 7.9 ON 8/3/2008
South Dakota 0.59 3.3
Tennessee 2.19 7.0 ON 8/3/2008
Texas 1.49 5.5
Utah 1.49 3.6
Vermont 2.50 5.4
Virgin Islands 2.21 6.7 WILL BEGIN 1/4/2009
Virginia 1.37 4.5
Washington 2.74 6.1 ON 12/7/2008
West Virginia 2.01 4.6
Wisconsin 3.18 5.2
Wyoming 1.07 3.3


All states are eligible for up to 20 weeks of first tier benefits.
22 states are eligible for up to 13 weeks of second tier benefits as of December 28, 2008.
I.U.R reflects 13-week period ending December 13, 2008.
T.U.R reflects avg. seasonally adjusted T.U.R for 3-month period ending November, 2008.