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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 @ 1:30 pm] Mass. employment hits all-time high - Boston Globe View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 2:34 pm] Massachusetts adds 8100 jobs in March, unemployment rate to 6.3 percent - View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 2:16 pm] NEW: Massachusetts Adds 8100 jobs in March, Unemployment Down - GoLocal Worcester View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 1:56 pm] Businesses seek tax break to balance wage hike - Boston Globe View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 6:15 pm] Legislature backs unemployment insurance freeze - WLNE-TV (ABC6) View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 4:07 pm] Mass. unemployment drops to 6.3% - View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 7:12 am] The Note's Must-Reads for Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - ABC News (blog) View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 1:50 am] Massachusetts lawmakers approve minimum wage hike - My Fox Boston View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 3:57 pm] 2 Massachusetts residents accused of scamming the state out of more than $56K ... - View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 1:48 pm] NEW: Central MA Unemployment Rate 7.3% in Feb, Above State Avg. - GoLocal Worcester View Unemployment News Article
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