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Michigan UIA extends benefit programs

LANSING, Mich. — The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency started issuing pandemic unemployment compensation payments and extended benefit programs this weekend.

Michigan UIA issued an additional $300  PUC supplement to approximately 365,000  people currently on regular state unemployment insurance.  These payments are for eligible unemployment recipients currently receiving at least $1 a week.

Claimants do not need to take further action and the benefits will be paid automatically after they certify.

The supplement is payable from December 27 through March 13, 2021.