Additional benefits available to people who have used other sources

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia workers that have used all of their regular unemployment benefits and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation benefits are now allowed to apply for extended benefits.

WorkForce West Virginia announced Monday the extended benefits provide people with 13 additional weeks of benefits as well as 13 weeks of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation benefits.

People will receive the same weekly benefit amount they received from regular unemployment compensation.

The additional $600 in federal compensation is slated to end July 25.

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