Lost Wage Assistance Program (LWA) Revised

  • Now that the additional $600 from FPUC is gone, is Kansas applying for the president’s additional benefit for unemployed workers?

  • Is the additional unemployment from the president’s executive memorandum for $300 or $400?

  • Who is eligible for the additional Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)?

  • Who is NOT eligible for the additional Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)?

  • Do I need to apply for the additional Lost Wages Assistance (LWA)?

  • When should I expect to receive the additional Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) benefits?

  • Will the additional Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) benefits be added to my weekly benefit payment?

  • When did the additional Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) start, and how long does it last?

  • If I was still unemployed at the beginning of the program even though Kansas applied later, will I get the additional benefit for those weeks?

  • If the additional Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) fund runs out of money, will I still get the benefits?

  • Are the LWA benefits taxable?