Other Unemployment Insurance Programs

The following programs are administered through the VEC.  A VEC representative in the Customer Contact Center can provide you with additional information.

Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)

This is a special program that provides benefits to workers who are unemployed as the result of a major disaster in their area. A presidential declaration is required before any DUA benefits become payable.

Extended Benefits (EB)

Unemployment benefits paid to a claimant after regular benefits have been exhausted. This program is in effect only during periods of prescribed high national or state unemployment levels.  You will be notified by the VEC if you are eligible to receive these benefits. The notification will be mailed to the address we have on your official record.

Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE)

A benefit program for workers who were employed as federal civilian employees during the base period.

Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Service Members (UCX)

A benefit program for workers who were members of the United States Armed Forces during the base period.

Special Federal Programs

From time to time, the federal government may make special unemployment compensation programs available.