How Long Can I Receive Unemployment Benefits?

Your benefit year begins the Sunday preceding the date you file your claim and ends 52 weeks later on a Saturday. During those 52 weeks a person can receive a minimum of 16 weeks to a maximum of 26 weeks of benefits depending on their wages in the base period. The duration of your claim and weekly benefit amount will be shown on the monetary determination of eligibility that is mailed to you.

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Have you been discriminated against by a potential or current employer -- as a job applicant or current employee? To best protect your legal rights you should discuss your situation with an employment lawyer. Meet with a local employment for employees attorney sooner rather than later to protect your rights.

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