The Vermont Department of Labor is pleased to announce that the US Department of Labor has approved Vermont’s request to extend the filing deadline for Individual Disaster Unemployment Assistance to November 21, 2011. The previous filing deadline for individuals for individuals in Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Orange, Rutland, Washington, Windham, and Windsor was October 7, 2011 and for individuals in Franklin, Lamoille and Orleans Counties the deadline was October 21, 2011. The US Department of Labor notified Vermont today that they have approved Vermont’s request to extend the filing deadlines for all of the counties that were declared a disaster area as a result of the effects of Tropical Storm Irene. The covered disaster assistance period continues to begin on August 27, 2011 and end on March 3, 2012. The first payable week remains week ending September 3, 2011. An individual must be continuously unemployed as a direct result of the disaster in order to continue to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance. If eligible, he or she can collect benefits for the weeks during which they meet the necessary criteria. Individuals who experience temporary job loss as a result of the disaster and who do not qualify for State Unemployment Insurance Benefits, such as self-employed individuals, may also be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. To ensure that all disaster victims have an opportunity to file a timely application for DUA, we request an extension to the DUA application period for Addison, Bennington, Caledonia, Chittenden, Orange, Rutland, Washington, Windham, Windsor, Franklin, Lamoille and Orleans Counties creating a uniform deadline of November 21, 2011. An individual may qualify to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance if: You were injured in the disaster and are unable to work, whether you are an employee or self-employed.Your workplace was damaged, destroyed, or you cannot work because of the disaster.Your transportation to work is not available.You cannot get to your job because you must travel through the impacted area where means of transportation are not available.You were about to begin working, but could not because of the disaster.You derived most of you income from areas affected by the disaster, and your business is down as a direct result of the disaster. Please call the Vermont Department of Labor’s Claim Assistance Line at 1-877-214-3330 if you are an unemployed worker or self-employed individual who lived, worked, or was scheduled to work in a county that has been declared a disaster area by the federal government to determine you eligibility for Disaster Unemployment Assistance. For more information, please visit www.labor.vermont.gov(link is external).
Neymar has spoken out over his injury hell in a revealing shoot for fashion magazine Vogue. The Brazilian took to the front page of the iconic publication to show off his pink hair in a series of striking suits. Neymar, 28, stunned his fans in February by pulling off the controversial choice of hair colour before later shaving his head. Neymar maintained the pink theme in his shoot for Vogue But he was quizzed on more serious topics during an exclusive interview with the famous fashion mag. Neymar has received plenty of flak from the Paris Saint-Germain faithful this season having been limited to just 15 league appearances. Last season he made 16 Ligue 1 starts having spent months on the treatment table but he insists having a strong mind has helped him through. Speaking to Vogue, he said: “There is nothing worse for a professional athlete than an injury. The Brazilian controversially dyed his hair pink “I really suffered with injuries these last two seasons and I had many moments of questioning myself. “Half of the success of an athlete is the mind. If the mind is good, the game flows more naturally.” The forward spoke out over his injury nightmare Loading… Promoted ContentA Soviet Shot Put Thrower’s Record Hasn’t Been Beaten To This DayWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WaySome Impressive And Almost Shocking Robots That ExistYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime12 Iconic Actors Whose Careers Were Stunted By A Single MovieBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreDid You Know There’s A Black Hole In The Milky Way? Neymar also admitted that his mental strength was tested following the tragic death of basketball legend and close friend Kobe Bryant. He added: “His death affected me a lot, because our lives had much in common. Flashy Neymar also revealed how he felt following the death of Kobe Bryant “I met Kobe personally and the times he came to Paris… “When you meet the person behind the athlete, it creates a different relationship and with Kobe, it was very special. “Sports and society lost a great guy.” For once it is not Neymar who has been stealing the headlines as of late… but his mum. Neymar paid tribute to his friend Kobe Bryant after his tragic death in January Read Also: Neymar cheats too much, says Del Bosque That’s because the 52-year-old has reportedly started dating Tiago Ramos – 30 years her junior. Tiago is even six years younger than Neymar but the forward appears to approve if the relationship by telling his mum to “be happy.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享