UPDATE 01/01/13: Congress has passed legislation that includes continuing the extended unemployment benefits programs in place for another year. The legislation will extend the current EUC program for 2013. Here's information on the unemployment benefits which will be in place for 2013.
Important: Check your State Unemployment Office website for details on who qualifies for extended benefits and when and how benefits will be paid, or check this list of state unemployment extension websites to go directly to the state unemployment website for your location.
Avoid Scams: The only way you can file for extended benefits is through your state unemployment office. You cannot apply for benefits on third-party websites, even if they say they will file for you. Here's how to avoid unemployment scams.
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