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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 @ 5:23 pm] Massachusetts Gains Jobs, Lowers Unemployment Rate - CBS Local View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 3:10 pm] Massachusetts gains jobs, unemployment rate down - Boston.com View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 4:03 pm] Massachusetts unemployment falls to 5.8 percent, state says 13500 jobs added ... - MassLive.com View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 11:44 am] Roslindale Woman Indicted on 72 Counts of Unemployment Fraud - Boston.com View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 4:32 am] On the upswing: Massachusetts unemployment rate lowest since July 2008 - The Salem News View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 4:41 pm] Salary dispute no basis for unemployment benefits - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 9:02 pm] Easton Sees Unemployment Rate Decrease - Patch.com View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 9:13 pm] LGBT baby boomers face tough retirement hurdles - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer View Unemployment News Article
[Sat @ 4:06 am] Local unemployment rate much higher than national average - wwlp.com View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 8:52 pm] Massachusetts job outlook remains optimistic - wwlp.com View Unemployment News Article
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