State EDD Launching Second Phase Of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension

The state EDD will be launching the second phase of the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation extension this week. Beginning Wednesday, the agency will complete a phased roll-out of the extension. The PEUC provides up to 13 weeks of additional benefits once someone runs out of their regular Unemployment Insurance or their claim expires. The extra benefits are paid for by the federal CARES Act.