Additional Federal Programs

Additional Federal Programs


In some cases, unemployment benefits and assistance are offered to workers affected by special situations in the marketplace, or if an area of the country has suffered a natural disaster. These programs include:

Trade Readjustment Assistance - if you lost your job because your company’s decline in production/sales was due to increased imports or outsourcing to any foreign country

Disaster Unemployment Assistance - if you lost employment as a result of a major disaster declared by the President of the United States

Extended Benefits - under special circumstances, you could receive additional benefits after you have received all the benefits to which you are entitled