To be eligible for UI benefits, you must have been paid at least $7,380 in either your Base Period or an Alternate Base Period (both are explained in the following sections). If you did not earn this amount, you may be eligible if you meet all of the following conditions:
- You were paid at least $1230 in one of your Base Period quarters, and
- You were paid total Base Period wages of at least one and onehalf times your highest single quarter earnings, and
- You were paid total Base Period wages of at least $2460.
Also, if you have had a previous claim, you must have worked again since filing that claim and must have been paid wages of at least eighty times the R.I. minimum hourly wage of $6.15, or $492.
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