UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAM LETTER No. 20-21, Change 1
Unemployment Insurance Program Letter No. 20-21, Change 1
Additional State Instructions for Processing Waivers of Recovery of Overpayments under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, as Amended
To provide additional instructions for circumstances under which a state may waive recovery of overpayments under the CARES Act Unemployment Compensation (UC) programs, including elaborating on the criteria for waiving recovery of overpayments where an individual is without fault on an individual, case-by-case basis and expanding the existing limited scenarios for permissible use of "blanket waivers," and to remind states that recovery activities for fraudulent overpayments may never be waived. This Unemployment Insurance Program Letter (UIPL) also describes the required collection activities for overpayments under the CARES Act UC programs which are not eligible for a waiver of recovery.
STATE WORKFORCE AGENCIES
Acting Assistant Secretary
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