EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION
ADVISORY SYSTEM
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Washington, D. C. 20210

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

OWS/OIS/DUIO

ISSUE DATE

December 13, 2002

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

December 31, 2003

ADVISORY

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 09-03

 

TO

:

ALL STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

CHERYL ATKINSON
Administrator
Office of Workforce Security

 

SUBJECT

:

Minimum Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Weekly Benefit Amount: January 1 - March 2003

  1. Purpose. To transmit the subject computation for state workforce agency usage in computing minimum weekly DUA amounts for all major disasters declared during the second quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2003.

  2. Average Weekly Benefit Amount (AWBA) Utilization. As required by 20 CFR 625.6, the attached listing sets forth the 50 percent of AWBA computation applicable for major disasters declared during the second quarter of FY 2003, from January 1 through March 31, 2003.

  3. Action Required. State Workforce Agency Administrators are requested to provide this information to appropriate staff and insure that the correct AWBA is utilized in determining the weekly DUA amount.

  4. Inquiries. Inquiries should be directed to the appropriate Regional Office.

  5. Attachment. Minimum Weekly Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Benefit Amount: January 1 March 31, 2003.