So I think we should have gotten something by now. Did you ever get your initial LWA benefits? So when will the checks come? The continued rise in the state’s unemployment rate caused Michigan to trigger 13 weeks of extended state benefits to those who have exhausted all other state and federal unemployment aid without returning to work permanently. When will my 13 week peuc kick in? i got my claim done 2 months before him back in march . Just a certification on Monday. LANSING, Mich. – Michigan has started making the $300 weekly COVID-19 unemployment payments to eligible residents who were affected by the pandemic. The agency has started issuing the $300 Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (PUC) payment to about 365,000 claimants on regular state unemployment insurance and Extended Benefit (EB) programs this weekend. Oh no, my original comment that had the URL in it hasn’t been approved. I still haven’t received one penny from lwa yet. Once you have created a username and password, log on to access online benefit services to complete your application. I called yesterday and I’m on their list to call today. P.S. Visitors should not act upon the content or information without first seeking appropriate professional advice or the official source of information. Yes, I agree. I’ve been waiting for them to process my claim I Put a claim on July 17th and still haven’t gotten anything.. Me too when I talk to a person same answer everything good on my end been approved for everything on july17 for 39 weeks. I’m just wondering if they will pay the second round in another $900 lump payment or separate $300 payments. It said they could help you get through to unemployment. VERY FRUSTRATING. I too am waiting. An estimated completion date is not available at this time. So if I am reading right there is an extension after Dec 26 2020?????????????????????????? Same here, I haven’t received the $300 yet either my boyfriend has but he gets the pua unemployment I got my regular payment Wednesday, doesn’t say anything when you go on the website either, very frustrating, Thank you for commenting, just crazy have everyone twisting in the wind waiting. A person in a reddit thread said they called UIA today and they were told to expect the link on Friday. i started my claim in march ..he stated his in may . i see some type of LWA . If you fail to certify during the reporting week, you need to tell the UIA as to why you are late as they determine if you are eligible to receive benefits for those two weeks. Claimants do not need to take any action to receive this additional weekly benefit, it will be paid automatically after certification. I havent recieved no payments either. Due to the large volume of payments to be processed, workers will begin receiving LWA payments over the next week to ten days (to the end of September). P.S. Yes. I had the same issue of not being able to certify. It’s been so weird that there hasn’t been any news about this from the Michigan papers. The unemployment insurance extensions will "bring much needed relief to nearly 700,000 Michigan workers who are currently receiving benefits" under … Those Receiving PEUC May Run out of Benefits Before the End of the Year. If you have filed an unemployment claim before that date and are still awaiting a response regarding your eligibility for unemployment, you will receive retroactive payments for the back weeks of FPUC even if the decision is not made until after the July 25 expiration date. I sent a message through the system but I don’t know if those get read. Find Michigan Unemployment Extensions Information “How to get an unemployment extension” and more specifically “what can I do to extend unemployment” will undoubtedly be questions on the minds of many petitioners currently enrolled in the Michigan unemployment insurance benefits program. More: Unemployment benefits have been extended. Some people are skeptical or downright disbelieving but I feel good about it. Other states already paying. How has anyone gotten to a person to ask a simple question? Michigan (UIA) Unemployment Benefits – Updates on 2021 Benefit Extensions for Extra $300 FPUC, PUA and PEUC programs. What do I do? FPUC payments are automatically added to the weekly benefit payment. All rights reserved. The recordings say that in the beginning of the month payments went out. Claimants who Exhausted Benefits. He said if not in my account by Friday to give them a call. That's because the agency is still completing technical updates to the unemployment insurance system after recently receiving guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor. We haven’t received either lwa payments yet, im wondering if its because our original claim ended September 12th and since it just updated a couple days ago, maybe we will get the lwa payments in the next week or so. its awful i know. Your email address will not be published. While filers after Jan. 1 will only be eligible for 20 weeks, they will receive the $300 benefit. I was told yes, it’s on my account and the UIA will add the 13 weeks on and I don’t need to do anything and the system will update and give me the same certification date as I seen before the account was closed when it reached 0 weeks available to be credited with the new EB 13 weeks. I would love to see that. This will only be a disruption and claimants will be made whole once the extensions are fully implemented. I dont know anyone who has received anything from LWA. First time I have ever exhausted the 26 Weeks of Unemployment. Who says that!!? Yes it will automatically do it for you, it will say extension on it. I haven’t received anything. I was calm until Wednesday when my payout was the regular amount. I am still waiting for my $900. I did have the link to self verify that I was employed due to COVID. Hellppp!! UIA is a little over 1/2 what I got working. One less thing to worry about. The Ohio page of this site has so much useful info including commenters and Andy’s chart entry specifying that PUA filers will receive theirs before “traditional” filers. Patience grasshopper. I am in the same boat. As job losses mount, states struggle to pay extended benefits . Is anyone in this boat? 7 months laid off due to COVID Lost both parents and an Aunt. I am currently waiting on my PEUC. Or is something wrong? He just put in for a 13 week federally-funded extension called Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, or PEUC. See additional FAQ from the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity about employment benefits, Subscribe now to get the latest updates, exclusive content and related articles delivered directly to you. filed for unemployment benefits in the week ending Jan. 2, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. At least this link gives me hope. I just wish there was something in my account that states that I am going to receive it. I’m on pua. I am still waiting on first round. LANSING, MI-- The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency has continued its phased approach of implementing the recently extended federal unemployment benefit programs. Arrrghhh. I’m confused. Some jobless workers in Michigan could qualify for up to 59 weeks of unemployment benefits due to a federal extension triggered by the state’s high unemployment rate due to COVID-19. Thier was a glitch on my miwam. With the extension of enhanced unemployment programs under the Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act of 2020 (COVID Relief Bill) many readers are asking if they need to take any action to get the extra 11 weeks of coverage or supplementary $300 payment between December 27th, 2020 and March 14th, 2021. My account is locked due to forgotten password. Im wondering if u get peuc …do u get the LWA? With the advent of PEUC, a claimant must first exhaust their regular unemployment benefit weeks, then exhaust their PEUC extension weeks, and only then can they access EB. Certifications can be done online or over the phone. I’m worried Michigan won’t be able to afford it but I think Ohio had to borrow from the Federal government to do it. Also there were more than 13 weeks to certify for.. Thanks Shirley so I reopened my claim I had before my last job which I only had for three months due to covid then I got the 13 weeks extension which finished end of August and now it says I’m entitled to 29 weeks at 160 PUA which I’ve never been able to certify or reach anyone so I have no idea what’s real except the bills keep rolling in and I can’t find work in the restaurant bar area. Once the PEUC program expires on April 5, 2021 claimants will be eligible for Extended Benefits as soon as they have exhausted their regular unemployment benefit weeks. • Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC): adds $600 per week in addition to the regular benefits that recipients of Unemployment Insurance are entitled to receive; the benefit is retroactive to the week ending April 4, 2020, and the program expired on July 25, 2020. Because even if they say six weeks what if somehow within the state’s “pot” of money it does run out? How long does it take to get the money in my account after LWA certification? “The UIA team worked tirelessly to ensure that Michigan was one of the first states to implement the PUC program,” said Liza Estlund Olson, acting director of UIA. The additional payment comes from a federal COVID-19 relief package Congress passed in December. Mine wasn’t but I lost a job opportunity I was supposed to get right after the layoff due to covid-19. I see the system has been having problems. So we are stuck. So you could be seeing delays because of this. It used to have a message fromn September 10th. There’s More. Wil there be another extension of benefits if you use up your 13 week extension? There are about 304,000 PUA and 212,000 PEUC claimants in Michigan, according to the most recent data available from the U.S. Department of Labor. I wish I had an answer for you. Well this is almost the end of the month. Was wondering when I will getting it???? The EB program runs through December 26 and applies to unemployed individuals who have exhausted regular unemployment and PEUC benefits, whichever is later. You are in the same boat as all of us. I see there's an extension. Unemployment benefits extension passed in Michigan House. Web and/or phone issues with accessing the Michigan Unemployment system. I’m really hoping on getting some much needed questions answered. Under PEUC, your weekly benefits will be the same as your state benefits, the check will just be coming from the federal government. while they sitting by their pools eating Salmon and crap . Thanks!!! I still haven’t gotten mine either, I’m so confused. Gretchen Whitmer and Republicans. You can see more on the $300 payment in this video tracking state payments. Wait until it is too late and they run out of money? These filers will be eligible for 20 weeks of state benefits, not the 26 weeks most claimants could receive throughout the pandemic, the result of a political battle between Gov. Unemployment benefits have been extended. and he still got a payment from LWA . But Wait. Yes received $900 on the 18th. Anyone in michigan start getting their 300 yet. I’ve received all my LWA first $900 then $300 then $600. They are now figuring out how to include these claims and get those under UI certified for the LWA. 18 (Unlike PEUC, the EB entitlement is capped at half of the total weeks of regular UI a worker is qualified for. And because of it I am still waiting on my lwa. My last claim week was Dec 19th. It’s unfortunate when glitches happen but I remain thankful. I was assured that if you certified for those LWA weeks and you get more than 100. University of Michigan, Jim Harbaugh agree to contract extension It’s believed to be worth $20 Million over five years. See our. I just filed last month and was quickly approved for pua, I certified, received payment, certified again, got payment, certified the third time, it was a week ago and still havent received payment. So it can be worse. My last week I sent michigan unemployment a message asking about the 13 week extension. I’m gonna call w miworks today and I’ll post whatever I find out. An additional 20 weeks of benefits are now possible for the laid-off workers who qualified for benefits through the state's regular program paid from the Michigan Unemployment Trust Fund. I’m only trying to help and it won’t approve because I have a URL. The FPUC $600 per week additional benefit expired during the week of July 25. The PUC supplement, which is payable from Dec. 27, 2020 through March 13, 2021, provides an additional $300 … Ot was just signed recently and there were the holidays. See below for details on the newly enhanced benefits available and how to file a claim. I was given misinformation and thought I didn’t qualify for lwa so I didn’t certify for those weeks ( which I actually did qualify for under employment at that time, but didn’t realize till now that I did ) . There is some good news. No . They really aren’t holding our money to collect interest. This program has now expired; however, the UIA includes the following on their website; “While the President has enacted a series of executive orders regarding unemployment benefits, this program has not yet been implemented. Still nothing about the $600.00. The Extended Benefits program is a permanently authorized extension capped at thirteen to twenty weeks, and available to workers who run out of their benefits when their state is experiencing a period of high unemployment. You can’t reach anyone so I’m hoping somebody out there knows the answer to my questions Thankyou in advance. Trying hard to reach somebody at UI is like searching for a needle in a haystack. Trying for the fifth time. 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