Additional $600 Unemployment Benefit Ends July 25; Other CARES Act Benefits Continue through December
July 22, 2020
HELENA – The Montana Department of Labor & Industry today reminds Montanans that the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program ends the week of July 25, 2020. Established through the passage of the federal CARES Act, the temporary program provided an additional $600 per week to anyone receiving benefits under regular or pandemic-enhanced Unemployment Insurance (UI) programs.
The CARES Act specifies a July 31 termination date for FPUC payments. However, since a UI benefit week in Montana runs from Sunday to Saturday, the last full week to which the FPUC enhancement applies...