Illinois Unemployment Benefits Extension
Illinois unemployment beneficiaries wondering, “what can I do to extend unemployment” and wanting to learn how to get an unemployment extension will benefit from reading this section. There are guidelines for a federal unemployment extension, and there are two types of an unemployment benefits extension.
As a general rule, federal unemployment extension programs are only available during periods when the nation is experiencing a high unemployment rate. One of the two federal unemployment extension programs is called the Emergency Unemployment Compensation, 2008 (EUC08) which was a one-time legislative effort to assist those who lost their jobs during the Great Recession that began in 2008.The other is called Federal-State Extended Duration (FED-ED). However, these two unemployment extension programs are not currently active in the United States.
For those wanting to learn more about an unemployment compensation extension and discover the answer to the question, “how can I extend unemployment?” please review the following sections:
• Unemployment compensation extension in Illinois
• Emergency unemployment compensation in Illinois
• Federal-state extended duration in Illinois