additional $300 weekly benefit Officials say that in Michigan, residents who qualify for COVID-19 relief will be delayed.
Congress passed the COVID-19 relief plan, which expanded the federal unemployment plan for pandemic unemployment assistance and pandemic emergency unemployment compensation.
The program will provide an additional $300 per week for anyone who receives the following information Unemployment benefits, Has been extended to March 1
According to information posted on the state’s website, Michigan and all other states must wait until the Department of Labor issues guidance to implement the provisions of the bill.
The statement said: “The benefits of those currently participating in these federal welfare programs will be delayed.”
Officials said that guidance from the Department of Labor will propose new rules that must be interpreted and reviewed in Michigan.
The press release said: “We will have to update our system to extend benefits and update the FPUC’s $300 supplementary payment.” “Please continue to check the UIA website as we will provide more information as it becomes available. Regarding the new regulations, There is no need to contact the UIA customer service number.”
Like all state departments, Michigan’s Unemployment Insurance Bureau is closed on Thursday and Friday on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
The year-end tax form for anyone who receives unemployment benefits in 2020 will be available online in mid-January 2020. Residents can receive the statement by requesting a copy through MiWAM before January 2.
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