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Employment and Training Administration, Labor.
This notice announces a change in benefit period eligibility under the EB Program for North Carolina.
The following change has occurred since the publication of the last notice regarding the State's EB status:
- Based on data reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on September 19, 2008, North Carolina's 3-month Start Printed Page 58632seasonally adjusted total unemployment rate rose to the 6.5 percent threshold and exceeded 110 percent of the corresponding rate in the prior year. This causes North Carolina to be triggered “on” to an EB period beginning October 5, 2008.
Information for Claimants
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 beginning an EB period, the State Workforce Agency will furnish a written notice of potential entitlement to each individual who has exhausted all rights to regular benefits and is potentially eligible for EB (20 CFR 615.13(c)(1)).
Persons who believe they may be entitled to EB, or who wish to inquire about their rights under the program, should contact their State Workforce Agency.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Scott Gibbons, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Security, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Frances Perkins Bldg., Room S-4231, Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202) 693-3008 (this is not a toll-free number) or by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.Start Signature
Signed in Washington, DC, this 29th day of September, 2008.
Brent R. Orrell,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Employment and Training.
[FR Doc. E8-23636 Filed 10-6-08; 8:45 am]
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