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What unemployment insurance benefits are available in Illinois?

Illinois offers unemployment insurance benefits to any worker who has lost their job through no fault of their own.

IL Unemployment Benefits - Maximum Weekly Payment

Illinois's maximum weekly unemployment payment is $534.00, and the maximum amount of time unemployment compensation can be collected through the Illinois Unemployment Office is 72 weeks.

Illinois's maximum weekly unemployment pay is $110.35 greater then the average maximum weekly unemployment payment of $423.65.

Claiming Unemployment Compensation in Illinois

If you believe you are eligible to file for IL unemployment payments, you can submit an unemployment application with the Illinois Unemployment Office by following the instructions on the IL Unemployment Claim Guide.

Latest Unemployment News Illinois Unemployment Headlines
Recent news stories concerning the unemployment rate and unemployment compensation in IL

[Thu @ 8:03 pm] DATA: Unemployment in Illinois, broken down by metro area - Chicago Sun-Times View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 6:54 pm] How the latest jobs report helps and hurts Quinn and Rauner - Crain's Chicago Business View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 4:56 pm] Unemployment Rates Fall in 31 US States Last Month - ABC News View Unemployment News Article
[Sat @ 1:58 am] Illinois unemployment falls for 7th straight month, to 6.6 percent - WLS-TV View Unemployment News Article
[Sat @ 2:33 pm] Illinois unemployment falls for 7th straight month - WLS-TV View Unemployment News Article
[Sat @ 2:54 am] Illinois Unemployment Falls again, to 6.6% - WIFR View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 4:04 pm] Illinois Leads Nation In Improvement in Unemployment - Peoria Public Radio View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 3:19 pm] 5 Illinois Cities With Some of the Highest and Lowest Unemployment in the State - Huffington Post View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 6:53 pm] McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 4.9 percent - Northwest Herald View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 12:41 am] Unemployment Benefit Applications Hits 14-Year Low - Progress Illinois View Unemployment News Article
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