The status indicates whether your application is pending, under review, ineligible, or approved.
Check the status of your weekly benefit payment when you want to know whether your weekly benefit was paid, the date the benefit payment was paid, or the amount of the benefit payment.
Senators who did not initially support Bunning's position since used this argument to block or delay votes on unemployment extensions that could not achieve a supermajority to reach the floor for a vote.
Economists have cited that unemployment should not have the requirement of being paid for out of an existing stimulus package because it is stimulative and, therefore, to take away allocated funds from other projects would have a self-canceling effect.
Following that precedent, Senate floor votes on unemployment have required a supermajority of sixty votes to bring the bills to the floor.
Bunning's position was that he wanted the bill paid for out of previously allocated funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
Apply for unemployment if you lost your job or your hours were reduced through no fault of your own.
You can also apply if you were collecting unemployment income, then returned to work, but are now unemployed within the same year.
If you use the weekly claims line, we usually change your address the same day you submit it.
The passage of the bill to fund eligible (non-exhausted) unemployment benefits required a special appointment of a replacement senator, Carte Goodwin, by West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin, after the death of Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV), whose vote was needed for the supermajority.
This gave the Senate its 60th vote for the legislation and the funds were released to the states to pay unemployment compensation to those who were eligible and who had not yet exhausted benefits as of July 2010.
Individuals receiving unemployment benefits on a debit card have been notified that a new Key Bank card will replace the one currently issued by Chase Bank.
It is important to keep your mailing address current in our files, even if you have stopped claiming benefits.