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Jacob Tucker is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration and Employment Counseling &…

Jacob Tucker is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration and Employment Counseling & Training Groups.

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On August 8, 2020, the President issued an executive memoranda establishing the Lost Wages Assistance (“LWA”) program, a new unemployment benefit intended to replace the recently-expired $600 per week Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (“FPUC”) payment. As a refresher, the CARES Act created three unemployment benefits programs: (1) Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (“PUA”), providing benefits for those not traditionally eligible for unemployment; (2) Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (“PEUC”), providing 13 additional weeks of benefits for those whose benefits expire; and (3) FPUC, providing a $600 per week additional benefit if the individual received other unemployment benefits in that week. While PUA and…

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Jacob Tucker is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration and Employment Counseling &…

Jacob Tucker is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department and a member of the Employment Litigation & Arbitration and Employment Counseling & Training Groups.