The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) announced Sunday a new update for federal pandemic unemployment benefits.
According to the department, anybody receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance or Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation claimants with a remaining benefit balance, or who have exhausted their benefit, but certified for the week ending December 26th, can certify again starting Sunday, January 3rd, for the week ending January 2nd.
The unemployment is just one part of COVID-19 relief passed in the $900 billion omnibus bill that was signed into law.
The state says if you are unable to certify to not try and refile. The state said they will provide further instructions on when to refile your claim after receiving federal guidance for the Extended CARES Act.