DLI issues $42M in UI payments Aug. 24-28
Last updated 9/1/2020 at 10:30am
HELENA — The Montana Department of Labor and Industry announced Monday that nearly 54,000 Unemployment Insurance payments totaling more than $42M were issued the week of Aug. 24-28, providing benefits to eligible Montanans.
That figure includes regular UI benefits, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation benefits, Pandemic Unemployment Assistance benefits, Extended Benefits and the new Lost Wages Assistance supplement.
The distribution of the $400/week LWA payments for eligible regular UI claimants began Aug. 25. DLI was to begin issuing retroactive LWA payments to eligible PUA c...