Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) is a program under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020 that provides an extension to regular Unemployment Insurance benefits. This extension adds 13 weeks of benefits to a regular claim for those that are eligible.
Your weekly benefit amount is the same as your regular unemployment claim.
Duration of PEUC Benefits (an additional 13 weeks):
We are working to implement this extension into our systems as soon as possible. Once done, we will notify everyone who may qualify. If you were eligible for PEUC for weeks that have already passed, we will apply the extension to the first week you became eligible.
Options to apply:
You could be eligible for PEUC if:
You are not eligible for PEUC if:
PEUC benefits are available for up to 13 eligible weeks of benefits. Benefits are payable for weeks from March 29, 2020, through December 26, 2020, if you have not used all 13 weeks of that extension by then.
PEUC is the same weekly amount as your regular unemployment benefit amount.
It may take up to 3-4 weeks to start receiving payments once you are active in the PEUC program. However, please continue to file weekly claims as all the eligible weeks will be paid retroactively once the program is up and running.
Your weekly benefit amount is 1.25% of your total base year gross earnings. Under Oregon law, it will not be less than the minimum or more than the maximum amounts you can receive. Currently, the weekly minimum is $151 and the weekly maximum is $648.
The base year is a 12-month period made up of the first four of the last five completed quarters. It’s based on the date you file your claim application, not the date you become unemployed. If you don’t qualify for a claim using a regular base year we will automatically review your claim to see if you qualify for an alternate base year.
A calendar quarter is a 3-month period ending March 31, June 30, September 30, or December 31.
Yes. If you were eligible for PEUC for weeks that have already passed, your benefits will be paid retroactively back to the first week you became eligible. Benefits are available for up to 13 eligible weeks from March 29 through December 26, 2020.
If you are eligible for PEUC, you will also receive an additional $600 in Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) benefits per eligible week from the week starting March 29 through July 25, 2020.
You may be eligible for PEUC if your last valid claim expired after July 29, 2019.
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