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Unemployment benefits programs to end


August 19, 2021

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OLYMPIA - Unemployment benefits paid for by federal programs end on Sept. 4.

The week ending on Sept. 4 is the last payable week for benefits under serval programs under the CARES Act, according to the state Unemployment Security Department.

Programs ending are:

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) supplied self-employed, freelancers, independent contractors and others who don't qualify for regular unemployment benefits with money.

Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) extended benefits for 13 weeks after regular unemployment benefits would end

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