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What unemployment insurance benefits are available in Massachusetts?

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

MA Unemployment Benefits - Maximum Weekly Payment

Massachusetts's maximum weekly unemployment payment is $942.00, and the maximum amount of time unemployment compensation can be collected through the Massachusetts Unemployment Office is 72 weeks.

Massachusetts's maximum weekly unemployment pay is $518.35 greater then the average maximum weekly unemployment payment of $423.65.

Claiming Unemployment Compensation in Massachusetts

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

Latest Unemployment News Massachusetts Unemployment Headlines
Recent news stories concerning the unemployment rate and unemployment compensation in MA

[Thu @ 3:23 pm] Massachusetts unemployment falls to pre-recession level - View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 1:56 pm] US Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.1% - abc40 View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 7:09 pm] Massachusetts Increases Minimum Wage to $11, Decreases Unemployment ... - CPA Practice Advisor View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 7:27 pm] Unemployment insurance costs decrease under new law - Boston Globe View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 6:22 am] Massachusetts legislature passes minimum wage increase and economic ... - Lexology (registration) View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 9:00 pm] Unemployment Claims at Lowest Point in Eight Years, Continue to Fall - Latin Post View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 1:00 pm] Unemployment insurance costs addressed in Massachusetts - Live Insurance News View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 4:03 pm] Central Mass. unemployment rates climb - Worcester Business Journal View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 12:11 pm] Massachusetts task force recovered $15 million from labor violations, report says - Boston Business Journal (blog) View Unemployment News Article
[Sat @ 8:21 am] Boston father's group grows - Boston Globe View Unemployment News Article
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