Information on Unemployment Insurance Extensions

Unemployment Benefit Programs Currently in Effect in Maine
Regular Unemployment Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC)
Tier I Tier II Tier III
Up to 26 weeks Up to14 weeks Up to 6 weeks Unavailable
The number of weeks identified above is a maximum. Eligibility is determined based on each individual's prior earnings.

Emergency Unemployment

  • For workers who have run out of Regular Unemployment and are still unemployed.
  • Provides additional weeks of benefits under Emergency Unemployment Compensation (Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3)

Who Qualifies for Emergency Unemployment Compensation?

Emergency Unemployment Compensation is available only after you have run out of your up to 26 weeks of Regular Unemployment benefits. More information on Emergency Unemployment Compensation is available here.