Nevada Unemployment Extension 2013 updated information

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Nevada Unemployment Extension 2013 updated information


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We’ve been swamped with inquiries from readers in Las Vegas wanting to know if we have any additional information about a potential Nevada Unemployment Extension.

Here is the the Nevada Unemployment Extension 2013 updated information.

There is really not much news.

As it stands right at this moment, the last week that is payable for benefits for anyone that is currently collecting on one of the 4 tiers of Emergency Unemployment Benefits (EUC) is week ending 12-29-12.

It does not  matter if you are in the midst of a tier or even if you have weeks left in your tier, the program completely ends of 12-29-12.

Congress is fighting it out trying to avoid the impending financial cliff and Republicans and Democrats cannot come to terms.

In a nutshell, President Obama and the Democrats want to extend the program and the tax cuts for working Americans; the Republicans want to do away with it all because they feel that Americans out of work are lazy and that if they continue to collect, that they will not look for a job.

Study after study has come out showing the negative impact on the economy if  Unemployment benefits are not extended into 2013.

The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (NVDETR) has started to send out letters to all people that are currently collecting Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC).

It seems that Nevada  is trying to be proactive and they are holding out some measure of hope that there might be an extension.

There are also some options begin considered for the State Extended Benefit Program (SEB) which ended in July.

They are advising anyone currently collecting EUC benefits to keep filing, even after the program ends.

It is very important for you to keep filing and the system, for the time being, will allow it.

This way if any legislation is passed to allow the continuation of the program, they will be able to issue back payments if the claimants are eligible.

They are specifically advising,

To protect their benefit rights, claimants are advised to continue filing weekly claims after the January 2, 2013 expiration date, until further notice is given.

When further information is made available, we will post it here so be sure to visit regularly for Nevada Unemployment Extension 2013 updated information.

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