Northern Virginia

Virginia Unemployment Benefits: PUA Payments Available Again

Virginia Unemployment Benefits - PUA Extension

Governor Ralph Northam announced today on social media that “PUA payments are on the way” and the Virginia Employment Commission is working to “reinstate the PEUC (Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation) program”

Unemployed workers can apply for PUA extension benefits: Apply Here

Related Terms

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
Benefits for self-employed, part-time workers, gig workers, and all other workers who are left out of traditional state UI.

PUA Extension
Benefits extended for an additional 11 weeks through March 13, 2021

Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)
Benefits for workers who have used up their regular state UI benefits get an extra 13 weeks of UI.

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  • yes mr northam my name is lamont and i applied for pua benifits in 2020 and still have not recieved any assistants yet could you please keep my name in mind so i can get the right help thank you and have a bless day

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