Maine  statistics Maine State Unemployment Benefits 2014

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What unemployment insurance benefits are available in Maine?

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

ME Unemployment Benefits - Maximum Weekly Payment

Maine's maximum weekly unemployment payment is $516.00, and the maximum amount of time unemployment compensation can be collected through the Maine Unemployment Office is 72 weeks.

Maine's maximum weekly unemployment pay is $92.35 greater then the average maximum weekly unemployment payment of $423.65.

Claiming Unemployment Compensation in Maine

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

Latest Unemployment News Maine Unemployment Headlines
Recent news stories concerning the unemployment rate and unemployment compensation in ME

[Sun @ 2:48 pm] Maine Unemployment Rate Falls To 5.5 Percent - WABI View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 10:04 pm] Extending Unemployment Benefits: Maine Delegation on Board - Maine Public Broadcasting View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 4:23 pm] Need food? Maine's governor wants you to work for it - Washington Post (blog) View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 1:11 pm] Unemployment Ticks Up To 6.2 Percent; 209000 Jobs Added - Maine Public Broadcasting View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 1:40 pm] US employers add 209000 jobs, but unemployment rate rises - Press Herald View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 6:00 pm] No More Free Lunch for Unemployed Mainers - National Review Online (blog) View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 4:35 pm] As Labor Market Advances, Millions Stuck In Part-Time Jobs - Maine Public Broadcasting View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 4:01 am] All branches of government fail in their duties - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 12:34 pm] Is there a Skills Gap in Maine? - Bangor Daily News View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 4:10 am] Maine Voices: Governor's 'welfare' view of Social Security and Medicare is wrong - Press Herald View Unemployment News Article
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