How Do Earnings Affect My Benefits?
You are allowed to earn 50% of your weekly benefit amount without any deduction. Any earnings over 50% are deducted. If your benefit amount is $100.00, you are allowed to earn $50 gross (wages before deductions) with no deduction of your unemployment insurance benefit; anything over $50 is deducted dollar for dollar.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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