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

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

OWS/DUIO

ISSUE DATE

March 27, 2003

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

March 31, 2004

ADVISORY

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 21-03

 

TO

:

ALL STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

CHERYL ATKINSON
Administrator
Office of Workforce Security

 

SUBJECT

:

Minimum Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Weekly Benefit Amount: April 1 June 30, 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 third 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 first quarter of FY 2003, from April 1, through June 30, 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: April 1 June 30, 2003.