On July 2, 2008, Governor Paterson signed an agreement allowing New York State to participate in the federally-funded 13-week extension of unemployment insurance benefits. The first week for which extended benefit payments can be made is the week ending on Sunday, July 13, 2008.

For more information about collecting unemployment benefits while on Workers’ Comp. please see my blog post N.Y. Workers’ Comp. and Unemployment Benefits.

For more information about qualifying for the 13-week extension please see the N.Y.S. Department of Labor’s Notice About Emergency Unemployment Compensation.

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Eric L. Johnson
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