Retroactive unemployment payments have arrived
Minister of Labor and Human Resources (DTRH), Carlos J. Receive Epidemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) after benefits are extended under the federal Act “Continuing Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act of 2020”.
“The Governor of Puerto Rico, Pedro Pierluese and this servant work together and in unison to do justice to those who receive the unemployment check. That is why I am pleased to announce that all claimants of unemployment insurance will receive this additional weekly compensation of $ 300.” Rivera Santiago explained, “You don’t have to implement any kind. From the procedures for receiving it because it will be automatic. “
The disbursement of this program, known as the Federal Epidemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), began in the week of January 2, 2021 and ends in the week of March 13, 2021. Claimants benefiting from direct deposit will see their compensation next Saturday in the way of a check that you will receive in days Suffix.
“If a claimant receives unemployment benefits during this period, they will be able to receive an additional $ 300 per week. You can also receive retroactive payments from the FPUC, if you qualify, confirm the holder of DTRH.
On the other hand, the Minister of Labor reported that the amount paid from the FPUC to claimants for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) is $ 277,292,516.09. He concluded that “PUA claimants, who have a more modern platform of unemployment, have been receiving compensation since the second week of January, and for this reason the amount disbursed is greater than the unemployed.”
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