More unemployment assistance coming
HONOLULU — The state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations recently announced the staggered distribution of funds to claimants of current unemployment-insurance programs including the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program.
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I’ve had a pending issue since mid July because I went to CA for my brother’s funeral and unknowingly filed a claim from there. That apparently triggered the issue and all my claims have been pending since then….3 months without a payment! No one picks up the phone for assistance and no one has returned my email in which I explained the situation. HELP!
Frequently-asked questions and answers about LWA can be found at labor.hawaii.gov/ui/main/faq-lost-wages-assistance-lwa/.
Peoples unemployment pending from the the States failing system should not be penalized and should still receive the federal 300.00 . It is the states responsibility to fix the system not the public. Take care of the problem Governor Ige.