EUC 2008 TRIGGER NOTICE NO. 2008 - 5
SECOND TIER EUC 2008 TRIGGERS UNDER P.L. 110-449
Effective February 15, 2009

State 13 Weeks IUR 3 months SA TUR Status Effective Date
Alabama 3.23 6.1 ON 2/15/2009
Alaska 4.58 7.3 ON 7/6/2008
Arizona 2.59 6.5 ON 1/4/2009
Arkansas 4.40 5.7 ON 1/25/2009
California 4.25 8.7 ON 7/6/2008
Colorado 2.14 5.9
Connecticut 4.10 6.8 ON 11/9/2008
Delaware 3.41 5.7
District of Columbia 1.32 8.0 ON 7/6/2008
Florida 3.12 7.5 ON 10/5/2008
Georgia 3.37 7.5 ON 11/9/2008
Hawaii 2.88 5.0
Idaho 5.41 5.8 ON 1/18/2009
Illinois 3.96 7.4 ON 8/3/2008
Indiana 4.39 7.3 ON 10/5/2008
Iowa 3.25 4.4
Kansas 2.73 5.0
Kentucky 3.77 7.2 ON 8/3/2008
Louisiana 1.85 5.6
Maine 3.28 6.3 ON 2/15/2009
Maryland 2.95 5.3
Massachusetts 4.13 6.1 ON 2/15/2009
Michigan 6.06 9.8 ON 7/6/2008
Minnesota 3.40 6.4 ON 11/9/2008
Mississippi 3.36 7.4 ON 7/6/2008
Missouri 3.51 6.8 ON 10/5/2008
Montana 4.21 5.0 ON 2/15/2009
Nebraska 1.80 3.8
Nevada 4.90 8.3 ON 8/3/2008
New Hampshire 2.63 4.3
New Jersey 4.49 6.4 ON 1/4/2009
New Mexico 2.43 4.5
New York 3.52 6.2 ON 2/15/2009
North Carolina 4.32 7.9 ON 9/7/2008
North Dakota 2.04 3.4
Ohio 3.82 7.4 ON 8/3/2008
Oklahoma 1.74 4.6
Oregon 5.97 8.1 ON 11/9/2008
Pennsylvania 5.04 6.2 ON 1/18/2009
Puerto Rico 4.85 12.7 ON 7/6/2008
Rhode Island 4.34 9.5 ON 7/6/2008
South Carolina 4.68 8.6 ON 8/3/2008
South Dakota 1.28 3.5
Tennessee 3.24 7.3 ON 8/3/2008
Texas 1.76 5.8
Utah 2.47 3.9
Vermont 4.05 5.7 ON 2/15/2009
Virgin Islands 2.17 6.8 ON 1/4/2009
Virginia 1.93 4.8
Washington 4.03 6.6 ON 12/7/2008
West Virginia 3.17 4.7
Wisconsin 4.99 5.7 ON 1/25/2009
Wyoming 1.85 3.3


All states are eligible for up to 20 weeks of first tier benefits.
35 states are eligible for up to 13 weeks of second tier benefits as of February 15, 2009.
I.U.R reflects 13-week period ending January 31, 2009.
T.U.R reflects avg. seasonally adjusted T.U.R for 3-month period ending December, 2008.