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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 @ 1:45 pm] Mass. jobless rate rises slightly to 5.6% in July - Boston Globe View Unemployment News Article
[Sun @ 6:02 pm] State sends robocalls on overpayment of unemployment benefits - Boston Globe View Unemployment News Article
[Sun @ 7:52 pm] Unemployment Benefits Extension 2014: Robo-Calls Seek Undeserved Benefits - The Epoch Times View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 1:59 pm] Market Basket Cutting All Part-Time Hours Sunday - NECN View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 3:42 am] RI no longer has highest unemployment rate, but job recovery lags - The Providence Journal View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 10:01 am] Market Basket part-timers encouraged to file for unemployment - Boston Globe View Unemployment News Article
[Sun @ 8:32 am] Costly loopholes in unemployment insurance laws need a fix - Worcester Telegram View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 12:10 pm] Democratic lieutenant governor candidate Mike Lake focuses on drawing out-of ... - The Republican - masslive.com View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 4:32 am] Mass. ranks 13th nationwide in gender equality study - Fall River Herald News View Unemployment News Article
[Mon @ 11:13 am] Support working families and join the labor movement: reader opinion - The Huntsville Times - al.com View Unemployment News Article
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