Disability During Unemployment - Worker Information
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General Information - This page contains general information on the Disability During Unemployment Program.
Wage Requirements - An individual must meet certain wage requirements to be eligible for temporary disability benefits under the Disability During Unemployment Program. This page provides the latest information on the minimum number of weeks worked and the minimum amount that must be earned to have a valid claim.
Dependency Allowance - If you do not quallify for the maximum weekly benefit rate under the Disability During Unemployment Program, you may be entitled to a dependency allowance. This page explains dependency benefits and defines who is considered a dependent.
Disqualifications - This page lists conditions that cause benefit disqualifications for a Disability During Unemployment claim.
Limitation of Benefits - This page lists the conditions that cause Disability During Unemployment Benefits not to be paid.
Nonduplication of Benefits - In certain situations, the Law requires that Disability During Unemployment benefits be prohibited, or reduced because an individual is receiving some type of benefits for the same period of disability. This page lists the types of situations which may be a bar to, or reduce benefits.
APPLYING FOR BENEFITS
How to Apply - This page contains instructions on how to apply for Disability During Unemployment benefits. A link is provided to download an application.
Benefit Calculcations - This page explains how the weekly benefit rate and maximum benefit amount is calculcated for Disability During Unemployment.
Appeals - Go to this page to learn more about the appeal process including how to file an appeal, and the timeframe for appealing a decision. If you choose to file your appeal via the internet, you may do so directly from this page.
How Benefits are Paid - If you filed a claim for Disability During Unemployment benefits, and you want information on how those benefits will be paid, deductions, or what you need to do to continue receiving benefits, this page provides general information on all of those topics.
Download DDU Forms - This page contains links to forms that are mailed by the Disability During Unemployment Office. The Notification of Information Change -DDU and the Claim for Continued Benefits - DDU are available for download.
Independent Medical Examination - During the course of your disability, you may be scheduled for a medical examination by a State-appointed physician. This page provides information about the process and your responsibilities.
Tax Information - Provides information regarding federal tax withholdings from Disability During Unemployment benefits and how to request deduction of Federal taxes from your benefits.
Unemployed When Your Disability During Unemployment Claim Ends - This page explains what to do if your Disability During Unemployment claims ends and you are unemployed. A link to the Unemployment Insurance claims office is provided.