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

CLASSIFICATION

Ul/DuA/AWBA

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEUMI

ISSUE DATE

January 20, 1994

RESCISSIONS

EXPIRATION DATE

January 31, 1995

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 12-94

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

MARY ANN WYRSCH
Director
Unemployment Insurance Service

 

SUBJECT

:

Average Weekly Benefit Amount (AWBA) Where the Date of the Disaster Occurs During the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year (FY) 1994 (January 1 through March 31, 1994)

  1. Purpose. To transmit the AWBA for each State for the second quarter of FY 1994.

  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 where the date of the disaster for the individual occurs during the second quarter of FY 1994 (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 Where the Date of the Disaster Occurs During the Quarter January 1 through March 31, 1994.