Payment Delays, Identity Verification and Certification Issues with Enhanced Unemployment Programs – PUA, PEUC and $300 FPUC and $100 Extra MEUC Payment

[Updated following approval of 2021 UI program extensions under $900 COVID stimulus package] With the 2021 extension of PUA and PEUC, along with an extra $300 FPUC and $100 MEUC for 11 weeks, many states are updating their systems to process these changes. This means delays and potential lapses in benefits for those who automatically qualify for these extensions. You can see the 2021 UI state tracker of the new supplementary payments, including updated state UI resource pages for the latest information.


[Nov 2020 – Updated state payout dates and FAQs] The table below shows which states have now officially enrolled in the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) unemployment benefits program. Whether state UI agencies add the extra $100 weekly payment on top of the $300 per week base amount or just count existing unemployment benefits towards this $100 will vary state to state. The table also shows actual and estimated dates claimants can expect their first weekly unemployment payment, if eligible. I’ll continue to update the table as more states sign-up for the program.

Approved states will only get a maximum of 6 weeks of funding (weeks covering August 1st to September 5th) for the LWA program per recent FEMA guidance to state labor and unemployment agencies that have already made several weeks of payments. Several states which started making the $300 payments earlier than other states have already been notified that their LWA funding allotment has run out and no additional funding will be provided. The maximum benefit in most states is $300 p/week or $1800 if you qualify for all weeks, as shown in the table below.

The good news however is that even if the state you live in takes several more weeks to roll out this program and start paying claims, payments will be retroactive to the beginning of August (week of July 26th to August 1st), the first week when this program was in place. So if you were eligible for the first three weeks you will at a minimum get $900 from this program in your first payment. Subsequent payments will come in following weeks based on FEMA funding approval and state processing timelines.

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions and Comments

Based on some repeated questions in the comment section below I have received here are answers to help those who may have similar questions:

$600 FPUC vs $300 to $400 LWA – $99 Qualification difference

Many people have been asking if they qualified for the $600 FPUC payment prior to its expiry at the end of July, would they qualify for the current LWA payment? Sadly the answer may be no, because the $600 FPUC payment only had a requirement that the claimant be eligible to get at least $1 of regular state UI. The LWA unemployment benefit on the other hand (per above) requires claimants to be getting at least $100 of UI benefits (on a pre-tax basis). This $99 difference is a pretty significant difference in many states with low unemployment insurance benefits and in many cases the $100 threshold may eliminate part time workers or those furloughed from their jobs with partial incomes. Not however in some high unemployment benefit states like New York, the minimum unemployment payment for eligible claimants is $104. So everyone receiving UI benefits in that state will qualify for LWA.

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Question – Do I need to certify again for the LWA payment?

In most states if you are already on PUA, you would have already certified your job loss or loss of income was due to COVID related reasons. The PUA qualification threshold for this requirement was higher than LWA. However if you are starting a new claim or were getting over $100 in existing UI benefits from other programs you will need to certify (one time only) for the LWA program. You will generally receive an email, letter or notification in your UI portal to do this certification. If not then check your state UI website. If you don’t do this or do it late, you may miss out on your retroactive LWA payments if funding for the program has run out in your state.

Question – Why I am being asked for identify verification to get my payment?

Because of the rapid and inconsistent roll-out of the LWA program many states are seeing a sharp rise in fraudulent claims for these payments. As a result several states (e.g. SC) are implementing additional verification checks before making payments. This is delaying payments to eligible claimants by 2 to 3 weeks in several states. If your payment is delayed or you have only got your first batch of payments, then you will need to contact your state UI agency (or check UI portal) to ensure your remaining payments have not been held up due to additional fraud verification delays.

Question –  I’m listed as DUA for my unemployment. Will I get the 300 dollars (under LWA) or don’t I qualify for under DUA?

Answer – This depends on how you got your Disaster unemployment assistance (DUA). If your DUA benefits qualification was not related to the Pandemic, e.g due to natural disasters (flood, hurricane) that impacted your employment, then you won’t be eligible for LWA. However Individuals receiving DUA benefits because their employment was impacted by COVID-19 are eligible for LWA. Note some state unemployment agencies (e.g Texas and Oklahoma) are sometimes referring to DUA as PUA, in which case under PUA (Pandemic Unemployment Assistance) you would qualify for the $300 to $400 LWA payment.

Question – I am just below the $100 threshold ($90 to $99), can I still get this payment?

Gina asked, “I receive $97 a week in unemployment benefit in California. Will I get the extra $300? Just $3 short!”

Technically no. You must be getting at least $100 (pre-tax) in weekly benefits from the following qualified unemployment programs below to get the extra $300 to $400 LWA payment. However several states like California and New York are temporarily raising their state minimum unemployment benefit to put claimants in their states above the $100 limit so they qualify for LWA. You will need to check with your state unemployment agency to see if they will make this exception for you.

  • Unemployment compensation, including regular State Unemployment Compensation,
  • Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) and Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service members (UCX)
  • Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC)
  • Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)
  • Extended Benefits (EB)
  • Short-Time Compensation (STC)
  • Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA)
  • Payments under the Self-Employment Assistance (SEA) program

Question: Working part time or a few hours, will I qualify for LWA?  

This was Jonathan’s example: I qualify for weekly $117 PUA payments every week. This week I worked one day part time and will receive less than $100 from PUA. Will I still Receive the additional $300?

Answer: The LWA program’s $100 cutoff is based on a claimant’s benefit base rate, which is calculated before any
deductions or reductions. This includes supplementary job payments by working part time in a given week, which would reduce your normal UI benefit claim. Because LWA eligibility is based on what you are eligible for or your base rate, you can still qualify for the $300 LWA payment if your actual weekly payment (net of taxes and deductions) is less than $100.

Question: Do I have to reapply to get these benefits?

Answer: It will depend on your state. In most states you won’t have to reapply and will be notified via mail or your UI portal around your eligibility and payment date for these benefits (will be on your claim balance). You may have to self certify that your unemployment or partial unemployment is due to disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic (which is a very general criteria that almost anyone can use). Payments will be made retroactive to August 1st for the weeks you have certified and qualified ($100 threshold) for this payment.

Question Are LWA payments subject to federal income tax?

Answer: Yes. LWA is subject to federal income tax and will have been communicated to you by your state UI agency at the time of filing or certification

Question: Can LWA UI payments be withheld or offset for Child Support or Past Debt payments?

Answer: According to DOL guidance, Offsets of LWA payments other than for tax withholding are not permitted by state agencies. This includes child support debts.

Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) State Payment Date and Status

StateLWA StatusStart DateMax WeeksWeekly Amount
AlabamaPaidSep 6th6$300
AlaskaPaidNov 6th
(see estimate details)
ArizonaPaidAug 17th6$300
ArkansasPaidSep 12 (up to Oct 2nd)6$300
CaliforniaPaidSep 7th (Phase 1)
Sep 15th (Phase 2)
ColoradoPaidFrom Sep 18th
(in batches)
ConnecticutPaidSep 17th5$300
DelawarePaidSep 18th6$300
District of ColumbiaPaidFrom Sep 28th
(in batches)
FloridaPaidSep 8th4$300
GeorgiaPaidSep 12th6$300
HawaiiPaidSep 23rd
(see schedule)
IdahoPaidSep 12th6$300
IllinoisPaidSep 8th6$300
IndianaPaidWeek of Sep 21st6$300
IowaPaidSep 9th6$300
KansasPaidFrom Oct 6th
(see schedule/details)
KentuckyPaidSep 15th6$400
LouisianaPaidAug 27th6$300
MainePaidSep 12th6$300
MarylandPaidSep 12th (schedule)6$300
MassachusettsPaidSep 7th6$300
MichiganPaidSep 10th6$300
MinnesotaPaidSep 4th6$300
MississippiPaidSep 10th6$300
MissouriPaidAug 23rd6$300
MontanaPaidAug 30th6$400
NebraskaPaidSep 18th (First 3 weeks)
From Sep 20th (remaining payments)
NevadaPaying 5th and 6th weeksFrom Oct 20th (First 3 weeks)
From Nov 11 (Last 3 weeks)
(see DETR updates)
New HampshirePaidSep 12th6$300
New JerseyPaidFrom Oct 22nd
(see more details)
New MexicoPaidSep 10th6$300
New YorkPaidSep 14th6$300
North CarolinaPaidSep 6th (4 weeks)
Sep 16th (2 weeks)
North DakotaPaidSep 17th6$300
OhioPaidFrom Sep 14th (on PUA)
From Sep 20th (others)
OklahomaPaidSep 23rd6$300
OregonPaidOctober 2nd6$300
PennsylvaniaPaidSep 17th (first 3 wk batch)
Sep 24th (second 3wk batch)
Rhode IslandPaidSep 6th6$300
South CarolinaPaidSep 25th
(7 to 14 days processing)
South DakotaNo PaymentDid not enroll6-
TennesseePaidAug 30th6$300
TexasPaidAug 23rd6$300
UtahPaidSep 9th to Sep 23rd
(paying in batches)
VermontPaidWeek of Sep 14th6$300
VirginiaPaidOct 19th
(see payout details)
WashingtonPaidSep 22nd6$300
West VirginiaPaidSep 16th6$400

WisconsinPaidFrom Oct 22nd6$300
WyomingPaidSep 13th6$300

Payment Start date is when the state actually started processing LWA payments OR is the estimated date of the first payment processing based on available information. Note: Due to bank processing delays, it can take 2 to 4 days after the noted dates for benefits to hit your bank account or debit card. Please see links to more information in the table or your state UI website for specific payment status. If you find any mistakes or have updates, please leave a comment below and I will update table to help others.

Also it is highly likely that the $44 billion funding for the LWA program via FEMA’s Disaster Relief Fund will run out well before the December end date, unless Congress agrees on funding for an extension. States were initially only approved for 3 weeks and will have to keep requesting funding approval from FEMA on weekly basis. Some experts are saying benefits will only last 4 to 6 weeks, so states that have signed up early will likely get the most benefit payments. Further if your payments stop, it is likely due to states running out of federal funding.

Note however that should Congress pass another stimulus bill with enhanced unemployment benefits funding (e.g. FPUC extension), the LWA program will terminate immediately per program guidelines.

Note – States must apply via FEMA (by September 10th, 2020) to get access to unemployment funding for the LWA. Once FEMA reviews and approves the state’s grant application, the State Unemployment Insurance agency will coordinate with the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and FEMA to program, implement, and distribute LWA funds once they update their systems to support program requirements such as claimant eligibility. States will be the ones administering the program and making payouts. The LWA state payment tracker table above shows which states are currently approved and the estimated week payments will begin. You should check your states unemployment website and UI portal for exact payout dates

[Aug 15th update] With Congress unable to reach an agreement on a new stimulus bill and no impending legal challenge, it looks like Trumps executive order to extend and replace the existing extra weekly unemployment benefit (FPUC, or $600 weekly payment) may actually be implemented following guidance by the Department of Labor (DOL) on the Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) Program. The following are key guidelines issued by the DOL:

The LWA program will provide eligible claimants in state administered unemployment Insurance (UI) programs up to $400 per week additional UI benefits, starting with weeks of unemployment on or after Aug. 1, 2020, and ending Dec. 27, 2020 at the latest. This means that payments will be retroactive to August 1st, even though the program has been implemented after that.

Per recent federal enhanced unemployment benefit programs guidelines, to quality for LWA benefits claimants must certify that they are unemployed or under unemployed due to coronavirus (COVID-19) related reasons, and the state must confirm that the individual is receiving at least $100 of existing unemployment benefits under current benefit programs (which include state UI, PUA or PEUC). This is supposedly to prevent fraud from people who were claiming this payment with minimal UI benefits.

LWA will be funded through a joint federal-state agreement that requires states to contribute 25% ($100) of the benefit payment with the remainder (75%, or $300) coming from the federal government. States can use their own budgets or the emergency Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) they received under the CARES Act to cover their portion of the enhanced LWA UI payment, however this is not mandatory and is at the discretion of the state administration.

More importantly under DOL guidance, states may count funds that are already used to provide regular state UI payments toward the state match. If this is the case then the revised extra FPUC weekly UI amount would only be $300, the federally funded amount.

Because Trump’s executive order cannot allocate new federal funding, the LWA program may end earlier than Dec. 27 (highly likely) if FEMA expends $44 billion or the balance of the Disaster Relief Fund decreases to $25 billion. Congress would then have to approve additional funding.

There are still several questions around how and when states can implement this. While the DOL guidelines will provide more clarity it will likely take weeks for states to update their unemployment systems and roll-out the updated guidelines.

Source: DOL (LWA program), FEMA LWA guidelines

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467 thoughts on “Payment Delays, Identity Verification and Certification Issues with Enhanced Unemployment Programs – PUA, PEUC and $300 FPUC and $100 Extra MEUC Payment”

  1. Does anybody know any good email and or numbers to get a hold of KDOL, I have been trying to for months and haven’t..

    Also, I had to reapply my 2021 UI application. my balance is 0.00 for some reason I had to.

  2. I have a question if I was approved for 147$ In regular unemployment in PA but child support takes 50$ every week which leaves me with 98$ will I still receive the extra 300$

  3. So I have been receiving the pua and I had seen something about filing for your back payment and who to email. I had emailed about my back payment and I wrote to the email that was suggested to email, and I still haven’t gotten a reply back about my back payment. And it says that they will get back to you within 7 days and I haven’t heard nothing I haven’t gotten any of my back payment. I just really just want a response of what’s going on with my back payment. Can somebody just let me know if I’m going to be getting my back payment and why has nobody gotten back to me and it’s been over 3 months since I emailed someone and no response.

  4. Hey. I really really hope someone can help me out with this. I received this email today and really don’t know why or understand it too much cause I been getting paid since July. (I am waitin for backdated email) I’m going to paste the email and I really hope someone can help me out understanding this better

    This is an automatically generated email. This inbox is not monitored and any emails received will not be responded to.

    **If you had a monetary appointment scheduled for a phone hearing, this email has replaced that appointment, and you will not be called on the scheduled day/time. Please submit all necessary information through the form link below.**

    Our records indicate additional information is required for one or more of the listed employers on your unemployment claim, which must be addressed before any benefits can be paid to you. Your response to this monetary questionnaire constitutes your full statement for your monetary appointment. It will be used to decide if you meet the requirements for a valid claim. Provide complete and detailed information with supporting documentation when possible. Once you have submitted your questionnaire, you cannot make any changes.

    A written decision will be mailed to your home address of record to notify you of the results of your monetary appointment. If you do not submit the questionnaire by 1/17/2021, this link will become inactive and a decision may be made based on available information.

    Click on the link below to answer a series of questions regarding the issue(s) identified on your claim:

    Form Link: Claimant Form

    By submitting the information on the form, you certify that it is correct and that you have supplied the information voluntarily in order to obtain PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE. You understand that Federal Funds are provided and that penalties are prescribed by law for willful misrepresentation or concealment of material facts in order to obtain assistance payments to which you are not entitled to receive under the ACT.

  5. I know this is off subject but I’m searching for someone that has experienced or answers as to why I haven’t been paid in the lasts 5 weeks. Below I’ve copied the last 3 weeks of my “payments screen”, and it shows my entire check going to “Other Deductions”. I have called numerous times for some sort of answers, only to get disconnected (time & time again, after being on hold for hours), or being told that they don’t know what’s going on. But for me to still continue to file every week & just maybe I’ll get it in back pay. Does anyone know what “other deductions” are?? I’m just looking for some insight….PLEASE & THANK YOU!!

    Week Ending Pay Date Gross Other Deductions Check Amount
    12/19/2020 12/20/2020 $396.00 $396.00 $0.00
    12/12/2020 12/14/2020 $396.00 $396.00 $0.00
    12/05/2020 12/06/2020 $396.00 $396.00 $0.00

  6. I receive California edd unemployment I was granted the 300$ a week lwa money I received 4 out of 6 payments but my online edd account says I was paid for all 6 I contacted edd by phone and email getting no where I receive paper checks so edd can look up and verify I never recieved or cashed 2 of the 300$ payments but getting nowhere

  7. I never received an e-mail,phone call or mail saying I needed to certify for tha $300 LWA. In fact,when I go on the UI site for NJ,it said you would need to do nothing—-for the LWA,20 week & 13 week extensions. It’s 10/30/20 & no direct deposit has hit my account. Who would I reach out to to find out why no LWA? And yes,I get more than $100 per week
    Any suggestions?

    • I did not receive it either and did not have the option to certify for anything on my dashboard. My wife is still waiting on her UI and hers is retroactive back to 2/2/20 she filled Oct 7th and its Dec 4th and still no email nothing not even a email to see if she is even approved and she is looking for a job and there are not any that can work with her school schedule because she is in college also. We have 3 kids too. Its a mess and all the taxes we have paid out over the years and cant get any help from America is ashame.

      • Sounds like you’re Fucked I hope you didn’t vote for that psycho Trump Hang in there better days are coming God bless

      • I’m on hold with 13 checks. It would of been a lot more if I didn’t find a part time job. If I’m lucky i can pick up hours, when I do that week is not eligible for payment. I’ve maxed out my CC and all late with payments. Can’t afford my car so had to get rid of it. Only to spend more money for lyft or uber. Smh all money i make on this part time is for food and transportation. None for bills. I’m working to work only and not live.

  8. Hello, My name is Jamie, I live in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, I applied for PUA back I July and received my RELICARD about a month later but my card up til last week has had a Zero balance, Mind you I certified every single Sunday back from March, now finally last Wednesday I received a notification saying $195.00 was added to my card. I had an identification issue,after giving them everything except my D.N.A. Now I don’t understand where is ALL that BACK PAY??? We’re talking back from march, when they issue me a letter stating I was approved for the Push when I filed in July??? I’m SOO confused,so many other people received Ten Thousand Dollars and then some….Please help me figure out what happened to all those weeks it was an additional $600, then $300…THANK YOU….

  9. Hi, wondering if I was unemployed during aug1to the September 5 but have returned to work, am I eligible for lwa assistance 300? Please if anyone can help answer this i would be so happy.

  10. I live in California and receive less than 100 weekly benefits. I’m recently in the PEUC extension. Will I be receiving the extra help from LWA?

  11. I received all of my $300 lwa payments. My husband has not. As of now I know the cutoff is 12/27 for New York. Is there a number to call to see if he will be getting his payments. Thank you.

  12. Does anyone have update on WI LWA? I am just wondering if it still at end of october or maybe sooner because i got a letter in the mail saying i might be eligible for LWA payments and i should reopen my claim if i have stopped collecting UC. I cant find any updates on if its sooner on time anything.

  13. I just want to know if I recently got a job in middle of September if I’m still eligible for the back pay? I was unemployed until September 5th

  14. IAM from Kentucky and I certify that I was elegible for the LWA unemployment in KY and I make more then a 100 dollars on unemployment and I worked full time and laid off due to covid bit still haven’t received none of the 400 and I don’t know why I need help don’t know what else to do

  15. I certified several months ago. I’m under PUA. I haven’t received a denial letter, and only received one LWA payment 4 weeks ago. I qualify for the funds, I’m lost on why I only received 1 payment.

  16. Georgia, yes I am from georgia and have not received my one payment of LWA yet. I had only been out 1 week of the full 6 weeks that you are able to collect the retro of LWA. Most of my co-workers were out 2 of the weeks out of 6 and they received both payments back dated to August 1st. Me on the hand did not receive my one payment of retro for the lwa program. Why? I don’t understand and you can’t get ahold of anyone at the ui office in georgia.

    • I was approved 9-5-20 for PUA backdated to 3-2020 and have not received ANY payments from Ga. I have left in excess of 40 phone messages and sent probably about 10 emails with no responses at all. Smh…

    • I Live In New Jersey to you should hopefully be starting next week you’re going to get one payment for six weeks 1.800

      • Where’d u hear about that? U saying “hopefully” next week sounds like a guess. Have u heard anything about actual date? We know its one lump sum payment. They’ve been saying that. Just no one is saying WHEN

      • Andy, why did u say this week or next according to DOL. Yet u answered in a different category saying dont hold our breath and dont count on it for this week or next? Seems like you’re just giving false hope to some and then being honest to others.

        • I agree. All anyone can say is hope and the next few weeks. We are getting jerked around by all media, government, news networks. So sad considering the amount of hardship NJ is going through. No one will press Murphy or the DOL Commissioner.

        • Thanks for your comment “Me” (ironically you don’t use your real name per your email – but I’ll keep that private). I have update the article and as of Oct 6th, still no word from NJ DOL/DUI. I did see the inconsistency across posts and table so cleaned that up. Trying to monitor 52 states (albeit down to 5 that are not yet paying) is not easy given this is something I am doing part time to help others. As always check the official site and your UI portal for the latest information. I also post more updates on Facebook and Twitter and you can always check that.

        • I put me cuz its simple. Feel free to say name connected to email. I believe its under jackie or possibly Jaclyn. Or AMN. Why would I care about u saying my name? Seems like u are irritated because of comments i posted. Simply pointed out inconsistencies. Saying this week or next week then saying somewhere else not to hold breath. I am not only person who has pointed out NJ has no updates. Not YOU specifically. We mean ANYWHERE. Theres been no updates at all. No one can find anything. And yes..its extremely frustrating. Even the post u just put up. For NJ thats not an update. Our portal has had that up for WEEKS now. So u see? NO UPDATES. DOL has that up for weeks yet it still can’t tell citizens when? So when we see constant updates for SC and MI..we just want to know where NJ updates are. Again, Not you personally. I said even this site that is designed to help us doesnt evwn have updates. Meaning…you can’t even get an update. Weve been told NOTHING. Now we see you switched it to mid to late October. So are you going by NEW info you have received? Or by that post thats been up since 3 weeks ago? Just curious. Thanks

  17. If you quit your job you’re not entitled to it which also means the first 300 you got You will have to pay it back

  18. This is absolutely ridiculous that the lowest paid, hardest hit workers get nothing from this system they’ve set up. I qualify for a grand total of 96$ a week through the state of Wisconsin and because of how this had been implemented, rather than getting the additional 300 i so desperately need, im 4$ short of the threshold and am forced to miss out on the lump sum almost 900$. I appreciate the thought behind trying to do this, but the implementation and the criteria are absolute garbage. Because our congress and senate decided to hold workers aid hostage as political bargaining chips, we are forced to make do with this half measure, which leaves myself and no doubt millions of others out in the cold. 4$ short so I won’t get a dime of the LWA and its disgustingly frustrating. Our government needs to understand that this “fix” let way too many who need the help the most fall through the cracks. I don’t know any grown adult with financial responsibilities that can come close to paying any bills, rent, utilities or food on a pitiful 96$ a week. And to be told “ahh 96 is plenty, you should have made more money in order for you to be eligible to receive additional aid”…sigh

    • I also don’t understand the reasoning for this process either? Would it be possible to reapply for benifits to see if the weekly avergae would place you above the 100$ minimum so you would be able to apply for the 300$.

  19. still don’t receive any$ from deo, today is 9/29
    anybody in florida received $275 a week, but does not get any lwa payment?

    • I didn’t receive my payments either. They said because if you didn’t answer yes to being unemployed because of COVID-19 on your weekly certification than you want receive it. I have been calling ppl because this is not right. I’m already struggling with the money I receive.

      • i call ui too, they told me a different story.
        i had been told to 4 agents, everyone say i will receive the money soon, but they don’t know when i will receive it. fl offer 4 weeks of $300 payment.
        the last agent let me call back on Friday and she will push the manger to processed the payment.
        they trying to let you forgot the money and move on! but it’s not their money, it’s the fed money!
        I think FLORIDA is the most worst state for getting unemployment, people are only getting MAX $275 each week ! AND STATE THINK IT’S TOO MUCH FOR PEOPLES!

      • Hi, Tam
        I call again with the agent, and he told me i will not receive any lwa payment because i answer NO.
        He can’t change anything, and i will not receive any lwa payment, because i answer NO.

      • Please let me know how this gets fixed or if it does. I made the same mistake by either not reading it or not understanding what was being asked. May have been distracted I am not sure but as you know it is so difficult to speak with anyone. Let me know please. Thanks


  20. I live in ky I meet all the criteria to receive the 400 I have done everything to receive it I have self certified Sunday when I did my bi weekly benefit request I recieved my reg UI payment today but no 400 I have called and emailed with no results at this point I don’t know what else to do is anyone else going through this too it’s starting to really effect me

    • Yes I did mine last Sunday and took forever to get my reg unemployment but no 400 so I emailed not once but 4 times. Still no answer

      • Tonya I have done the same thing I self certified on Sunday when I did my bi weekly payment got reg payment today but nothing from 400 LWA I called and emailed to the point of exhaustion I’m beginning to think it’s just not coming

        • I answer my questions wrong in my unemployment weekly claim and I called the unnemployment office and I talk to a representative and they sent my information to the question that I answered wrong and they ask me the questions again I gave them the right answers and she said that she was gonna send everything over to the head person and after they review it I should be getting my money within 4 to 6 weeks so I’m waiting now the 4th to 6th a week will be on the 15th and Iwill be calling them back on the 14th and 15 and I be calling them once a week let him know that I still haven’t received any money and will I still be getting it and they tell meI still should be getting it within the four to six weeks from the time that I had called them so hopefully I get it

  21. recently exhausted my regular Unemployment Benefits.. automatically signed me up for the EUC benefits hopefully I get approve .. will still qualify for the additional $300 payments I been getting unemployment since march 30 2020?I live in nevada

  22. I was laid off in June due to lack of work because of Covid 19 and the restaurant restrictions (only 30% capacity) per Ky Governor Beshear. I have yet to receive the $400. I know there were some questions when filing for your biweekly claim that asked about Covid19 but I always answered No because the reasons they give so not pertain to my situation. I was even told by a Unemployment agent to put No. Then I find out that those questions were used to determine if we get the funding or not! 100s of us misinterpreted that question! We have emailed and called the UE office, FEMA office and Governor Beshears office to only be lied to. I was told by 3 different agents this week that they could see I was clearly eligible and that I would have my money by today! Guess what? I see nothing! Then today ppl all of a sudden get a pop up on their account asking them to certify. Guess what? I still see nothing! I am eligible, I am off due to Covid causing the restaurant’s to close and I make $276 a week. The UE agents even read my file to me word for word.
    Why did so many get the money and so many didn’t?
    Why did so many get the pop up certification and so many didn’t?
    Please somebody fix this or come next week I’m sure there will be 100s protesting on the Governors lawn!

  23. Call ui agent on 9/22, and he said will be getting 5 payment of $300 soon.
    STILL dont get anything till today 9/25 friday!
    And FLORIDA star paying money on 9/8, when i will receive this lwa payments, OMG!

  24. I only get $63 a week because they take out $154 in child support so will I get the $300? Do they go by gross or net pay ?

  25. Hi i am from Michigan i am received 215 weekly with the peuc and i still havent received any payment from lwa

    • Have you certified? If so then you need to contact your state UI agency as you should definitely gotten some payments by now.

  26. I’m annoyed as f*ck I was told I was to be getting $900 and what I got was $255 on Friday morning. I fully expect to be f*cked out of the rest of my LWA money. How about somebody stop using $3,000,000 of our tax dollars every week and spending it at Mar A Lago and just hand that money out instead?

  27. I live in Nevada and am a registered voter, Gov Sisolak we are not going to forget we are one of the hardest hit states and you were one of the last to apply! I read it was because they were studying how it would work? If they studied that long why is it taking soo long now to release the funds? You already have the program remember we had the 600 a couple months ago? It’s just adjusting number. Or you can call Arizona’s detr and ask for help!

  28. How long does it take to get your weekly certification reviewed i answered a question wrong on unemployment certification and it was for the LWA qualifications in north dakota

  29. Why haven’t I received my my biweekly benefits that I requested 09/19/2020. On account summary said $950.00 was issued on 09/21/2020 but not in bank and I always receive by now. I’m really worried and of course no one will call you back.

    • What state? I’m in ky. Same thing. Request benefits 9/20 it’s now 9/22 now money has come. It’s always here by day 2.

      • I live in Kentucky I recieve $137 weekly $274 bi weekly I think it’s a damn shame how Gov Andy Bashear has Lied to us about the LWA payment. Today is the 26th and I have still not gotten any type of loss wages payment and I want my damn money all 6 weeks or I’m going to the News. If Kentucky started paying on the 16th where is my money?? I have only recieved my $274 bi weekly payment

        • They did start paying and already have paid out 3 to who is certified you should have gotton 3 by now but I have friends that haven’t received anything either . I wish I could go there and do their job . They should have people working on the back claims and people working on the rest . The longer we wait the more the bills pile up and it’s hard to split that 400 Bucks up and keep some to spend I wish they would just send them out in a lump some like before .

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