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Updates from the Unemployment Insurance Division are provided below. This page will be updated by UI Division staff as updates are available. For more information on unemployment insurance, please visit labor.vermont.gov/unemployment-insurance

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LWA program to expire on March 27

25 March 2022

The federal Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) program period of performance established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which paid out LWA benefits to states, expires on March 27, 2022. After that date, the Vermont Department of Labor no longer has authority to issue new payments or reissue payments that have been lost, damaged, etc.

WHAT IF I RECEIVED A 1099 BUT NEVER FILED FOR BENEFITS?

01 February 2022

In some cases, specifically where fraud occurred in the PUA program, there was no way to remove 100% of the fraudulent claims prior to the 1099 distribution. If fraud was already reported on the claim, the claim was stopped and a fraud note was places on the claim; however, when the program ran the 1099 process, there was no automated way to remove

1099-G FORMS MAILED TO 2021 UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMANTS

28 January 2022

As of Friday (January 28, 2022), all 1099-G tax documents have been mailed. Claimants are likely to receive their 1099-G form(s) in the coming days. If you do not receive your 1099-G within the next 5 to 7 business days or believe information on a 1099-G to be incorrect, please stay tuned for additional instructions from the Department. Online form

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Vermont Department of Labor
5 Green Mountain Drive
P.O. Box 488
Montpelier, 05601-0488
(802) 828-4000

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