20 CFR 640.5 - Criteria for compliance.
The criteria in the schedule below shall apply in determining whether, in the administration of a State law, there has been substantial compliance with the provision required by section 303(a)(1) in the issuance of benefit payments to eligible claimants for the first compensable weeks of unemployment in their benefit years:
|Percentage of first payments issued - days following end of first compensable week|
|14 days, waiting week States||21 days, nonwaiting week States 1||35 days, all States|
|Performance to be achieved for the 12-mo. period ending on March 31 of each year||87||87||93|
|Performance to be achieved for the 12-mo. period ending on March 31 of each year||70||70||78|
1 A nonwaiting week State is any State whose law does not require that a non-compensable period of unemployment be served before the payment of benefits commences.