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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 @ 3:24 pm] Mass. unemployment rate in August rises to 5.8% - Boston Globe View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 6:28 pm] Mass. unemployment rate rose to 5.8% in August - Nashoba Publishing View Unemployment News Article
[Sat @ 12:00 pm] Black unemployment is always much worse than white unemployment. But the ... - Washington Post (blog) View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 11:04 am] Massachusetts retrieving unemployment benefits - View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 2:04 am] Massachusetts' $46M unemployment system was plagued with problems for ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 3:23 am] R.I. unemployment rate stays steady at 7.7% in August - The Providence Journal View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 2:10 pm] Massachusetts Jobs Down 5300 in August - Business West (blog) View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 6:29 pm] R.I. keeps third-worst unemployment rate ranking among states - The Providence Journal View Unemployment News Article
[Sat @ 7:20 pm] In Scotland and Beyond, a Crisis of Faith in the Global Elite - New York Times View Unemployment News Article
[Sat @ 4:06 am] What recovery? Mass. is going nowhere, slowly - Boston Globe View Unemployment News Article
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