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Effective September 4, 2021, in accordance with federal law, the following federal unemployment benefits offered through the American Rescue Plan Act have expired:
• Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
• Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)
• Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC)
• Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation (MEUC)
You will not be able to claim benefits for weeks beyond September 4, 2021 for these programs.
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This site permits individuals to file initial
claims for Unemployment Compensation benefits against the District of Columbia
via the Internet.
In certain circumstances you may not be able to use this
internet application to file your initial claim. If this is the case, we will
indicate the reason why you cannot file over the Internet and we will provide
instructions on what you must do to file a claim in person.
If you need assistance answering any of the questions
please click �Help� along the left side of any page, then click on the name of
the page containing the question.
We are pleased to offer you the option of having any
benefits you are determined eligible for deposited directly into your bank
account. We suggest you have your bank account information handy before
beginning the filing process.
Five good reasons to choose Direct Deposit - Direct Deposit
To begin filing your initial claim, please click the "File
Your Claim Online" button below. If you do not wish to file an initial claim at
this time, click "Return to Claimant Services".
FAST - You can receive within 2 business days any
benefit payments you are eligible for.
CONVENIENT - You don't have to take time to go to your financial
institution each time you receive a benefit payment.
SAFE - Benefit payments are directly deposited into the bank
account you specify preventing lost or stolen checks.
RELIABLE - Benefit payments are deposited into your account
correctly and confidentially.
SIMPLE - Enrollment is easy to begin and may be changed or
stopped online at your convenience.
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PENALTIES AND FINES. THIS INTERNET SERVICE EMPLOYS THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF
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