How do I backdate my Pua unemployment?
DEO says starting on July 6 you must call 1-833-352-7759 (FL-APPLY) and select option 5 to request a backdate.
The phone option will not be active until then.
For Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claims, DEO says those will automatically become retroactive in CONNECT..
Will I get back pay for Pua Pa?
If you are found eligible for PUA, you will receive compensation retroactive to January 27, 2020, or to the date when you became unemployed, whichever is more recent. PUA provides benefits for up to 39 weeks for weeks of unemployment beginning on or after January 27, 2020.
How long does it take to receive Pua benefits?
about 2 to 3 weeksNormally, it takes about 2 to 3 weeks to receive your unemployment benefits, but it may take much longer depending on the state where you work and the circumstances surrounding your claim for benefits. For example, if your wages are not in the state’s system, it may take longer.
How is Pua unemployment calculated?
The minimum PUA WBA varies by state, but is calculated as “50 percent of the average weekly payment of regular compensation in the state” as published by the DOL. Specifically, the DOL directed states to use the amounts set forth in UIPL 03-20 for calculating the minimum WBA on all PUA claims.