Overview

Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) payments ended on December 28, 2013. TWC cannot accept new EUC claims dated after December 28. Regardless of any balance in your EUC claim, you had only until December 28, 2013, to receive payment of those funds.

If you exhausted all of your state-paid regular unemployment benefits by December 21, 2013 and you were potentially eligible for federal extended unemployment benefits, we notified you by mail.

View chart showing weeks of extended unemployment benefits & deadlines for EUCPDF

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Eligibility for Extended Benefits

To be eligible for EUC Tier 1, you must have exhausted regular benefits by December 21, 2013, and your EUC Tier 1 claim had to begin no later than December 22, 2013. To qualify for EUC Tier 2, you must have exhausted Tier 1 by December 21, 2013.

Regardless of any balance in your Emergency Unemployment Compensation claim, you only had until December 28, 2013, to receive payment of those funds.

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How and When to Apply

We are not accepting new claims for EUC because there are no benefits available.

Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) payments ended on December 28, 2013, and no new EUC claims will be accepted. Regardless of any balance in your EUC claim, you only had until December 28, 2013, to receive payment of those funds.

If you exhausted all of your state-paid regular unemployment benefits by December 21, 2013, and you were potentially eligible for federal extended unemployment benefits, we notified you by mail.

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Possibility of Further Extensions

Congress can enact legislation to create further benefits extensions at any time. If another extension occurs that affects your eligibility after you exhaust your current benefits, we will notify you by mail. Be sure to change your address with us as needed.

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Texas Unemployment Rate & Extended Benefits

See Unemployment News for updates and current information.

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Last Verified: March 13, 2014

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