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Unemployment Claimant Benefit FAQ's

On October 1, 2016, three (3) significant changes to the District’s Unemployment Program went into effect: 
1. The unemployment insurance (UI) maximum weekly benefit amount (MWBA) increased from $359 to $425 per week. 
2. All claimants will receive 26 weeks of UI benefit payments.
3. The amount a claimant receives in weekly benefits for part-time work has increased.