BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Some Marylanders may qualify for an additional 13 weeks of extended unemployment benefits, the state’s labor department said Friday.
In order to qualify, people need to have exhausted both the regular 26-week unemployment benefits and 13 weeks of benefits through the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation program.READ MORE: FDA Expected To Approve J&J, Moderna Covid Booster Shots, ‘Mix and Match’ Doses
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The labor department said it will notify eligible residents in writing. After that, people will be able to apply through the BEACON One-Stop portal.READ MORE: 'Part Of Us Died With Her,' Ja'Nyi Weeden's Cousin Tells WJZ
The extended benefits will be the same amount as the regular and PEUC programs, officials said.
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