Claimants receiving at least $1 of benefits are eligible for the $300 weekly supplemental benefit.
The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) is working on all the changes for the stimulus money, but some folks started seeing the payments earlier than expected.
L&I is still awaiting additional information from the federal DOL on the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) programs.More news: Doctors in Hebei working nonstop to process COVID-19 testing samples
Over 19,000 claimants are members of Hansen's group.
The services sector is a major employer for Americans, and Klachkin said he expects it to benefit from government stimulus, which could increase now that Democrats control both houses of Congress.
Phil Spesshardt, the benefits services branch manager for the CDLE, said Tuesday that homeowners or property managers of vacant homes should check the mailboxes often to see if ReliaCards are showing up there, as investigators have seen vacant addresses used for fraud as well.More news: Zero Qld cases on day two of lockdown
Anyone whose benefits expired on December 26 or later will also be eligible for the 11-week extension, but there will be a lapse while NJDOL reprograms its systems to allow for the additional payments. About 79,000 people are seeking PUA each week.
"We're urging the federal Department of Labor to give us the information we need to make the required changes to the program. I'm so proud of the dedicated staff at DETR who worked over the holidays so Nevada could be one of the first states in the county to implement this added benefit". "It takes weeks to reprogram systems", Cher Haavind, CLDE's deputy executive director, said on a call with reporters.
Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), the extra $300 benefit, ends on the week ending March 13, 2021. "This is also true for existing PUA claimants, however, the PUA website is now undergoing a quick modification so the function that allows for the filing of PUA weekly claims is temporarily unavailable".More news: Miya Ponsetto arrested in California; SoHo Karen tries to hurt a cop
"We want to continue to see them build momentum getting through those appeals", said Hansen, "getting through that backlog of first-time filers". "Claimants may check the pua.arkansas.gov homepage for updates on when they will be able to begin filing weekly claims again". She says the important thing to remember is the notification for the hearing will come through our portal, so keep an eye on that.