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What unemployment insurance benefits are available in Virginia?

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

VA Unemployment Benefits - Maximum Weekly Payment

Virginia's maximum weekly unemployment payment is $378.00, and the maximum amount of time unemployment compensation can be collected through the Virginia Unemployment Office is 72 weeks.

Virginia's maximum weekly unemployment pay is $45.65 less then the average maximum weekly unemployment payment of $423.65.

Claiming Unemployment Compensation in Virginia

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

Latest Unemployment News Virginia Unemployment Headlines
Recent news stories concerning the unemployment rate and unemployment compensation in VA

[Tue @ 5:37 pm] Maryland unemployment down, unchanged in Virginia - Washington Business Journal View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 4:18 pm] Va. unemployment rate increased slightly in Aug. to 5.6% - Richmond Times-Dispatch View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 5:38 pm] Virginia unemployment rose to 5.6 percent in August - Virginia Business Magazine View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 4:00 pm] W.Va. unemployment rate holds steady in September - Businessweek View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 7:34 pm] Virginia jobless rate unchanged at 5.5 percent for Sept. - Lynchburg News and Advance View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 2:34 am] Lynchburg area's unemployment rose slightly - Lynchburg News and Advance View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 10:58 pm] Unemployment Rates Down Across the State - WDTV View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 8:42 pm] Drop In Unemployment Raises Debate On Optimal Rate - West Virginia Public Broadcasting View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 10:08 pm] Job fair in Norton hopes to help with unemployment rate - WCYB View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 4:14 pm] Virginia shed 7400 jobs in September, while the District and Maryland added ... - Washington Post View Unemployment News Article
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