UI benefits for the week of January 11 through January 15

  • — January 20 2021

The Montana Department of Labor & Industry (DLI) today announced that $20 million in Unemployment Insurance (UI) payments were issued the week of January 11 through January 15, providing benefits to eligible Montanans.

That figure includes:

  • Regular UI benefits.
  • Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) benefits.
  • Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) benefits.
  • Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) payments.
  • Extended Benefits payments issued for weeks claimed and not previously approved, through UI benefit week ending November 14, 2020.  

PEUC, PUA and FPUC benefits are 100% federally funded. Below is a data breakdown of outgoing UI payments for the week of January 11 through January 15:

Date Payments Distributed

Regular UI Benefits

Reg UI & PEUC FPUC Payments

PUA Benefits

PUA-FPUC Payments

PEUC Benefits

Extended Benefits

Total Payments - $

11-Jan

$2,900,310

$4,178,700

$104,532

$37,177

$1,360,884

$3,040

$8,611,255

12-Jan

$518,454

$506,700

$3,081,647

$4,348,291

$214,847

$921

$8,681,072

13-Jan

$381,895

$201,300

$270,129

$236,132

$108,141

$3,475

$1,207,036

14-Jan

$280,641

$149,100

$241,785

$242,400

$72,577

$918

$993,696

15-Jan

$349,403

$97,500

$166,679

$134,284

$127,315

$2,143

$885,548

Total

$4,430,703

$5,133,300

$3,864,772

$4,998,284

$1,883,764

$10,497

$20,378,607

Claimants with technical, eligibility, or benefits questions are encouraged to view the COVID-19 resource website at dli.mt.gov/covid-19. A variety of information for both Montana workers and employers are available, in addition to resources to help claimants navigate the unemployment process.  

A landing page for easy access to relevant Labor Market Information, including UI claims data, is available here: dli.mt.gov/labor-market-information.

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