Unemployment Extension Update: 02/13/12: Federal extended unemployment benefits expire at the end of February. Reports indicate that Congress is close to reaching an agreement that would continue extended benefits through the end of the year. However, there may be some cuts in the maxium weeks of benefits.
Here’s how to ask your Members of Congress to renew full extended benefit coverage, without cutbacks, for the rest of the year.
Important: Your State Unemployment Office website will have details on who qualifies for extended benefits and when and how benefits will be paid soon. Check the “Extended Benefits” section for information.
If you have run out of unemployment or are about to lose your unemployment benefits, here’s what to do when unemployment runs out.