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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment and Training Administration
Washington, D. C. 20210

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEUMI

ISSUE DATE

June 30, 1992

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

December 31, 1992

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 09-92, Change 3

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

DONALD KULICK
Administrator
for Regional Management

 

SUBJECT

:

Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1991 - Supplementary Questions and Answers

  1. Purpose. To respond to additional questions raised by States and Regional Offices concerning the implementation of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1991, Public Law 102-164.

  2. References. The Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act of 1991, Public Law (P.L.) 102-164, as amended by P.L. 102-182 and 102-244: GALs 3-92, 4-92, and GAL 4-92, Changes 1, 2, and 3; the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970, as amended; 20 CFR Part 615; ET Handbook 401; Section 5100, Part V, E.S. Manual; UIPLs 6-92, 9-92, and 9-92, Changes 1 and 2; Trade Act of 1974, as amended; 20 CFR Part 617.

  3. Background. Public Law 102-164 created the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Act (EUC) program, which was amended by P.L. 102-182 and 102-244 on December 4, 1991 and February 7, 1992, respectively. The EUC program provides for the payment of benefits to exhaustees of benefits available under the permanent State and Federal programs. Different EUC benefit durations are payable depending on the State's total unemployment rate or the State's insured unemployment rate including exhaustions.

  4. Action Required. State Administrators are requested to make a copy of this directive available to all appropriate staff.

  5. Inquiries. Questions regarding this directive should be directed to the appropriate Regional Office.

  6. Attachment. Questions and Answers (Supplement 3) for clarification of P.L. 102-164, as amended.