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

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEURL

ISSUE DATE

February 4, 1992

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

February 28, 1993

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 16-92

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

DONALD J. KULICK
Administrator
for Regional Management

 

SUBJECT

:

Average Weekly Benefit Amount (AWBA) for Major Disasters that Occur During the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year (FY) 1992 (January 1 through March 31, 1992)

  1. Purpose. To transmit the AWBA for each State for the second quarter of FY 1992.

  2. AWBA Utilization. The attached listing identifies the AWBA which is to be used when computing the weekly amount of disaster unemployment assistance (DUA) for major disasters that occur during the second quarter of FY 1992 (refer to 20 CFR 625.6). The AWBA for each State is based on the total amount of unemployment insurance paid in that State in the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters immediately preceding the quarter in which the major disaster began. States shall use the AWBA, rounded to the next higher dollar amount, in the computation of the DUA weekly benefit amount. An updated listing will be provided for each subsequent calendar quarter.

  3. Action Required. State Employment Security Agency Administrators are requested to provide this information to appropriate staff.

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

  5. Attachment. AWBA for Major Disasters That Occur During The Quarter January 1 through March 31, 1992.