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Enhanced Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Unemployment claimants who are in an approved training program may be eligible for a waiver of job search requirements and an additional 50 percent of their weekly unemployment benefit amount for up to 20 weeks not to exceed 40 percent of the maximum benefit amount of the claim.

This program focuses on short-term training programs that are in-demand and lead to stable and long-term employment. In addition, claimants may be eligible for employer-based training with the assistance of the local Workforce Centers. To find out more information about this program, please contact your local Workforce Center.

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