297. UA / PUA: Disaster Unemployment Assistance / Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. 8-5-2020 Unemployment 297 DUA / PUA: Disaster Unemployment Assistance / Pandemic Unemployment Assistance. DUA / PUA is a wage offered via the UI channels individually by state and US Territories. UI policy and rules are in effect which you can find at your states UI (DES) website. Federal resources start here: https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/unemployment-insurance https://www.usa.gov/unemployment A good example of the rules published by the District of Columbia (DC). https://does.dc.gov/node/224812Common Mistakes Made By UI Claimants1. Not reporting income from part-time or temporary work while looking for a full-time position. HR 748 (CARES Act) which included the $600 per week from H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act follows all the Unemployment Insurance rules.