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

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

OWS/OIS/DUO

ISSUE DATE

March 26, 2004

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

March 31, 2005

ADVISORY

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 17-04

 

TO

:

STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

CHERYL ATKINSON s/s
Administrator
Office of Workforce Security

 

SUBJECT

:

Minimum Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Weekly Benefit Amount: April 1- June 30, 2004

  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) 2004.

  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 2004, from April 1 through June 30, 2004.

  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, 2004.

 

 

MINUMUM DISASTER UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE (DUA)
WEEKLY BENEFIT AMOUNT: April 1, 2004 - June 30, 2004
BASED ON AWBA FOR TOTAL UNEMPLOYMENT 01/01/2003 thru 12/30/2003
STATES  AWBA   50% AWBA CALCULATION   MINUMUM WBA ROUNDED) 
 
Alabama 175.98 87.99 88
Alaska 192.75 96.37 97
Arizona 173.19 86.60 87
Arkansas 228.91 114.46 115
California 246.22 123.11 124
Colorado 308.14 154.07 155
Connecticut 286.00 143.00 143
Delaware 233.88 116.94 117
District of Columbia 258.67 129.33 130
Florida 224.99 112.49 113
Georgia 243.36 121.68 122
Guam 261.16 N/A1 262
Hawaii 311.44 155.72 156
Idaho 232.25 116.12 117
Illinois 280.79 140.40 141
Indiana 263.11 131.55 132
Iowa 259.85 129.93 130
Kansas 276.21 138.10 139
Kentucky 249.53 124.77 125
Louisiana 194.99 97.50 98
Maine 231.18 115.59 116
Maryland 251.89 125.94 126
Massachusetts 356.61 178.30 179
Michigan 290.92 145.46 146
Minnesota 322.86 161.43 162
Mississippi 173.38 86.69 87
Missouri 205.45 102.73 103
Montana 202.68 101.34 102
Nebraska 215.71 107.86 108
Nevada 235.59 117.79 118
New Hampshire 259.09 129.54 130
New Jersey 333.67 166.83 167
New Mexico 210.19 105.10 106
New York 271.61 135.81 136
North Carolina 258.54 129.27 130
North Dakota 221.70 110.85 111
Ohio 251.89 125.95 126
Oklahoma 229.84 114.92 115
Oregon 258.79 129.40 130
Pennsylvania 291.48 145.74 146
Puerto Rico 106.59 53.29 54
Rhode Island 307.96 153.98 154
South Carolina 210.11 105.06 106
South Dakota 201.78 100.89 101
Tennessee 210.22 105.11 106
Texas 260.91 130.45 131
Utah 269.71 134.85 135
Vermont 254.86 127.43 128
Virgin Islands 279.30 139.65 140
Virginia 278.33 139.17 140
Washington 324.67 162.33 163
West Virginia 219.98 109.99 110
Wisconsin 251.54 125.77 126
Wyoming 238.44 119.22 120

50 Percent AWBA Not Applicable for Guam (See 20 CFR 625.6(c))
Data supplied by U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training
Administration, OWS-DUO, 3/12/2004.