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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA), Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), and Federal Pandemic Unemployment compensation (FPUC) ended on September 4, 2021. No payments can be made under these programs for September 5, 2021 or later.
If your payments for a federal program are pending due to eligibility issue(s), we must first resolve the issue(s). After your eligibility issues have been resolved, you will be paid for the weeks in which you are eligible through September 4, 2021.
Visit https://jobcenterofwisconsin.com to find resources to help you with your job search.
Unemployment benefits for people not otherwise eligible for regular UI (e.g. self-employed, independent contractors, workers with limited work history)
A temporary emergency increase in unemployment benefits
A temporary program that provided additional weeks of emergency benefits for people who remained unemployed after they exhausted their Regular UI benefits
A temporary program which provided an additional $100/week payment to individuals who received regular UI benefits and earned at least $5,000 in net earnings from self-employment in the tax year prior to the individual's initial claim
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program that provided an additional $300 per week to eligible claimants who certified that they were unemployed or partially unemployed due to disruptions caused by COVID-19.
Additional unemployment benefits to those who exhausted their regular Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)