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[18 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 3,895 views]
EUC program extended in the nick of time

The Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010 expired on Nov. 30, leaving those with exhausted regular benefit claims to continue filing weekly claims in hopes that the EUC (Emergency Unemployment Compensation) would be restored to continue to “tide them over” while continuing their job hunt.
Yesterday, Dec. 17, the president signed the Middle Class Tax Relief Act of 2010 into law, which included the EUC program through to Jan. 3, 2012. For Arkansans experiencing long term unemployment and having applied for an extension will receive their weekly benefit for week ending Dec. …

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[17 Nov 2010 | 9 Comments | 5,832 views]
Unemployment extensions end Nov. 30

The Unemployment Compensation Act of 2010, passed by Congress and signed into law on July 22, expires on Nov. 30. This law extended Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC, or extension) benefits for the nation’s unemployed. It is unknown when – or if – Congress will take action to extend the EUC program.
What this means for Arkansans is that if your regular benefits exhaust during the week of Nov. 27, you will not be eligible for an unemployment extension at this time. If you are receiving a Tier I or Tier II …