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$600 FPUC payments set to expire week ending July 25

In Indiana, the $600 Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) payments are set to expire the benefit week ending July 25. DWD will still make FPUC payments after that date on benefit weeks for July 25 and earlier, even if a claim is processed after July 25.

At this time, the federal government has not changed or extended the FPUC program, which is part of the CARES Act. Since the week ending March 13, 2020, DWD has paid out $3.6 billion in unemployment insurance benefits.

Important Notice about Your Unemployment Insurance Claim and Increased Fraud

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) issued the below fraud alert on June 16, 2020. As a result of continued attempts by fraudsters, DWD is reminding you of this information. DWD is also asking that all claimants do these two things BEFORE filing your voucher for week beginning August 2, 2020:

  1. Change your password in Uplink to something no one else will know and something that you have not used in the past on other sites (use the password reset option on the Uplink homepage); AND
  2. Check your payment election status to ensure it is the payment election that you chose; if you chose direct deposit to your bank account, ensure that the correct bank account is listed. If it is not, immediately fix it. It is recommended that you check this each week prior to completing your weekly voucher.

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CARES Act Information, UI Basics & Other Assistance Programs

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$600 FPUC Unemployment Insurance Benefits Begin

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