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***IMPORTANT MESSAGE CONCERNING Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount***

Effective January 5, 2020, the Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount in the District of Columbia has increased from $432 to $444 for new initial claims. All claimants who are currently receiving unemployment benefits as of January 5, 2020, will continue to receive their current maximum weekly benefit amount. 

Please read the Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about this change. If you have additional questions, you may contact the Customer Navigation Center at 202-724-7000.