The application for PEUC – Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation – is now available atwww.GetKansasBenefits.gov. Select the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation button and apply. If you have been filing weekly claims, once approved, any benefits owed should start processing. If you have not been filing weekly claims, the PEUC file weekly claims function will be functional this coming week. Updates will be posted on social media and our website.
While our team has worked to avoid any functionality issues within the program, if one does arise, the program may be temporarily disabled to correct the issue. Any updates will be posted on social media and our website.
PUA payments began processing on May 26. Direct deposits typically take 2 business days, depending on your bank, to arrive in accounts. Debit cards must be made by Bank of America and mailed to new claimants, taking 7-10 days, depending on the mail.
The Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), which provides an additional $600 weekly payment for unemployment insurance claimants, went live starting Thursday, April 23. The retroactive payments for prior weeks after the law went into effect on March 29, 2020, began paying out on May 7, 2020.