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

CLASSIFICATION

UI

CORRESPONDENCE SYMBOL

TEUPDI

ISSUE DATE

February 3, 1998

RESCISSIONS

None

EXPIRATION DATE

2/28/99

DIRECTIVE

:

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER NO. 14-98

 

TO

:

ALL STATE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY AGENCIES

 

FROM

:

GRACE A. KILBANE
Administrator
Office of Workforce Security

 

SUBJECT

:

Minimum Weekly Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) Benefit Amount: January 1 - March 31, 1998

 

  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 Fiscal Year (FY) 1998.

  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 1998, from January 1 through March 31, 1998.

  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: January 1 - March 31, 1998.