Update History

Summary of Updates to the Handbook for Claimants:


October 26, 2016: Part 8: 1099-G Tax statement information updated.
May 20, 2016: Part 6: Pre-employment drug screen and positive drug test added.
March 30, 2016: Part 1: Security credentials clarified.
Part 3: Filing a weekly claim instructions updated.
February 29, 2016: Part 6: Common disqualification for eligibility added.
January 6, 2016: Part 8: 1099-G Tax statement information updated.
December 10, 2015: Part 2: Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) updated.
Part 3, Part 4 & Part 6: Full-time work clarified.
Part 4: Work search instructions clarified.
Contact Page: Hours of operation updated.
November 13, 2015: Part 3: Eligibility issue timeframe updated and information on correctly reporting information added.
Contact Page: Phone numbers and hours of operation updated.
October 2, 2015: Part 4: Work search logon instructions clarified.
Part 7: Fraud overpayment penalty updated.
August 24, 2015: Part 4: Zip code for mailing work search log updated.
August 21, 2015: Part 4: Work search requirements updated.
June 29, 2015: Part 3: Direct Deposit information updated.
June 15, 2015: Part 3: Contact information clarified.
Part 4: Work Search and Registration for Work updated.
Part 8: Online records and contact information clarified.
Contact Page: Online services information added.
March 9, 2015: Part 3: Visa Pre-Paid Debit Card updated.
Part 4: Re-employment Programs updated.
Contact Page: Clarified contact information when calling about an existing claim.
January 9, 2015: Contact Page: Change in Claims Specialist business hours.
December 19, 2014: Contact Page: Hours of operation extended due to anticipated high call volumes.
September 10, 2014: Part 2: Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) updated.
Part 4: Work search actions and certification updated.
Contact Page: Change in Claims Specialist business hours.
March 28, 2014: Contact Page: Change in Claims Specialist business hours.
March 24, 2014: Part 3: Weekly Claim Certification SSDI question updated.
March 14, 2014:
March 6, 2014:
February 9, 2014:
Contact Page:  Hours of operation updated due to high call volumes.
January 3, 2014: Part 3: Weekly Claim Certification question added.
Part 6: Common disqualifications updated.
October 11, 2013: Part 4: Registration for Work added.
July 18, 2013: Part 3: Availability of checks and new debit card information added.
July 5, 2013: Part 4: Weekly work search requirement updated.
Part 5: Computing partial UI benefits updated.
June 20, 2013: The Handbook for Claimants is now only updated online.
Part 2: Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) updated.
Part 7: Fraud language updated.


Updated: October 26, 2016

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