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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 @ 11:58 pm] Virginia's unemployment rate drops to lowest level since October 2008 - Washington Post View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 9:11 pm] West Virginia's unemployment rate drops to 6.0 percent - Charleston Gazette View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 8:39 pm] West Virginia Unemployment Rate Down For December - WCHS-TV8 View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 9:19 pm] The only state where less than half its civilians work - MarketWatch View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 11:01 pm] Unemployment Rate Drops in Central VA - NBC 29 News View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 9:36 pm] Unemployment declines in Mason Co. - Point Pleasant Register View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 12:14 pm] Guess the Only State Where Less Than Half the People Work - Reason (blog) View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 4:56 pm] Despite lower unemployment rate, Lynchburg region lost jobs in November - Lynchburg News and Advance View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 11:48 pm] Jobless-rate moves in 2014: W.Va. unchanged, Colorado best, Loui - WOWK 13 ... - WOWK View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 2:08 pm] Unemployment Dips To 5.6 Percent As Economy Adds 252K Jobs - West Virginia Public Broadcasting View Unemployment News Article
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