PUA Benefit Payment Update (6/8)

If you filed for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) on Friday, June 5, the claims are processing tonight, Monday, June 8. Your benefits will arrive one day later than usual for a Friday claim filing. If you have direct deposit or an existing debit card, payment should arrive 1-2 business days after the claim processes. New debit cards take the bank 7-10 days to process and mail.

Appeal Hearing Registration Now Available Online

You can now register online for your Appeals hearing scheduled June 15, 2020 or after! Just go online to https://ks.c2tinc.com/register and provide your docket number and participant information.

Under Kansas law, you must register for your hearing by 1:00 pm the business day prior to the hearing if you wish to participate.

For hearings scheduled this week (6/8 - 6/12), you will need to call the Office of Appeals by 1 p.m. the business day prior to your hearing in order to register. 

Duplicate payment hotline: (785) 580-2602  Duplicate payment email: KDOL.DuplicateConcerns@ks.gov
Important Numbers Outside KDOL

The application for PEUC – Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation – is now available atwww.GetKansasBenefits.govSelect 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.