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

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEUPDI

ISSUE DATE

January 31, 1997

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

January 31, 1998

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 15-97

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

DAVID L. HENSON
Acting Director
Unemployment Insurance Service

 

SUBJECT

:

Minimum Weekly Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Benefit Amount: Jan. 1 - Mar. 31, 1997

  1. Purpose. To transmit the subject computation for State Employment Security Agency (SESA) usage in computing minimum weekly DUA amounts for all major disasters declared during the second quarter of FY 1997.

  2. Average Weekly Benefit Amount (AWBA) Utilization.  As CFR 625.6, the attached listing sets forth the 50 percent of AWBA required by 20 computation applicable for major disasters declared during the second quarter of FY 1997, from January 1 through March 31, 1997.

  3. Action Required. SESA 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: Jan. 1 - Mar. 31, 1997.