Extended Benefits

The purpose of Extended Benefits (EB) are to pay unemployment insurance benefits to eligible individuals during periods of high unemployment in a State under the Federal-State Extended Unemployment Insurance Compensation Act of 1970 and the Extended Benefit Program Regulations under 20 Code of Federal Regulations Act 615

Iowa currently does not fall under a plan to pay EB.  

Please refer to Iowa Code Chapter 96.29 for further information on EB.