IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING YOUR BENEFITS UNDER THE EUC PROGRAM
Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Ending with Compensable Week of December 28, 2013.
Unless Congress takes action to extend the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Program, it will expire at the end of December 2013. If you are currently enrolled under any tier of EUC, you may continue to file claims through the week ending December 28, 2013.
The final payable week of all EUC (currently Tier 1 and Tier 2 in Maine) will be the week ending December 28, 2013 for all EUC participants.
We encourage you to contact the CareerCenter closest to you to register with the Maine Job Bank and to take advantage of other services available at the CareerCenter. For locations and contact information, visit our website at: http://maine.gov/labor/careerctr/index.shtml
The above information is based on current federal law. The Department of Labor will continue to monitor any congressional changes made to the EUC program and will post this information on the department’s website at www.Maine.gov/labor. We encourage you to visit this site for the latest updates on this topic as well as for information about other available agency services and programs.
For any question, you may also call the claims centers at 1-800-593-7660, or visit www.file4ui.com.
This notice is for informational purposes only; it is not a benefit eligibility determination.
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Unemployment Insurance Benefits
- File a new unemployment claim
- File a weekly unemployment claim
- Look-up the status of your claim
- File an appeal
- Your rights and responsibilities when you are collecting unemployment benefits
- Benefit payment options
- Other special programs for laid-off workers
- What to do when your benefits are running out
Employment Services for Job Seekers
Learn How To:
- Search for jobs on Maine's Job Bank
- Write a new resume
- Assess your skills
- Explore new career options
Training and Education Resources:
Tax Services for Employers
- Report new hire information
- Register your business
- Respond to Separation / Wage Information Request
- File an appeal
- WorkShare: an alternative to temporary layoffs
- Difference between employees and independent contractors
- Unemployment laws and rules
- How to respond to separation information request