Will NJ automatically extend unemployment benefits?
Claimants who were eligible for the state’s extended benefits automatically transitioned. Their claim status should read “extended unemployment benefits” if they qualify. People who were relying on PUA, like gig workers and freelancers, won’t qualify for extended benefits.
Is the $300 unemployment extended in NJ?
NJ won’t extend federal unemployment benefits, including extra $300 weekly check. Close to 500,000 New Jersey workers collecting extended federal unemployment will lose the jobless benefits starting next week, as Gov.
Will there be a gap in NJ unemployment extension?
Those who were getting federal benefits like PUA or PEUC but have now exhausted those benefits (zero claim balance) on or after Dec. 26, 2020 will see a gap in payments while the NJ DOL reprograms their systems to add the 11-week extension approved under the latest COVID relief bill.
Did NJ stop extended unemployment benefits?
TRENTON – The state Extended Benefits (EB) program, which provides up to 13 additional weeks of unemployment insurance payments during periods of high unemployment, will end on April 9 for approximately 20,000 New Jersey claimants.
How does NJ unemployment extension work?
Claimants who exhaust extended benefits will have received up to 88 weeks of unemployment – a maximum of 26 weeks of regular state unemployment, up to 49 weeks of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) that ended Sept. 4, followed by up to 13 weeks of state Extended Benefits.
Will NJ unemployment be extended past September 2021?
Federal extended unemployment benefits expired on September 4, 2021. Please note that you will still be able to receive benefits for weeks prior to September 4, if you are found eligible for a claim filed before September 4, 2021. Learn more about state extended unemployment benefits here.
How do I file an unemployment extension in NJ?
You will need to apply and fill out an application to receive extended support. UI lasts for 26 weeks and there are two 13-week extension programs and one 7-week extension program available: Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Extended Benefits (EB).
What is the maximum unemployment benefit in NJ for 2022?
For 2022, the maximum weekly benefit rate is $804. We will calculate your weekly benefit rate at 60% of the average weekly wage you earned during the base year, up to that maximum.