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Notice of a Change in Status of an Extended Benefit (EB) Period for Alaska

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This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility under the EB Program for Alaska.

Summary: The following change has occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State's EB status:

  • Alaska's 13-week insured unemployment rate for the week ending April 9, 2005, fell below the 6.0 percent threshold and was less than 120 percent of the average for the corresponding 13-week period for the prior two (2) years, causing Alaska's EB period that began March 6, 2005, to trigger “off” effective June 4, 2005.

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The duration of benefits payable in the EB Program, and the terms and conditions on which they are payable, are governed by the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Compensation Act of 1970, as amended, and the operating instructions issued to the states by the U.S. Department of Labor. In the case of a state ending an EB period, the State Workforce Agency will furnish a written notice to each individual who is currently filing a claim for EB of the forthcoming end of the EB period and its effect on the individual's rights to EB (20 CFR 615.13(c)(4)).

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Signed at Washington, DC, on July 1, 2005.

Emily Stover DeRocco,

Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training.

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[FR Doc. 05-13544 Filed 7-8-05; 8:45 am]