Apply for Unemployment Insurance in New Jersey Online using this service.

Unemployment Insurance (UI) is a program that gives financial support to people who lose their jobs through no fault of their own.

To qualify for Unemployment Insurance benefits, you must meet all of the eligibility requirements of the New Jersey Unemployment Compensation Law. Those who meet the requirements may receive benefits for up to 26 weeks during a one-year period.

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Is there a calculator I can use to estimate by Unemployment Insurance Benefits?

You can use this online calculator to estimate your Unemployment Insurance Benefits in New Jersey State. 

What is the Maximum Weekly Base Rate for UI benefits in New Jersey?

The Weekly Benefit Rate is capped at a maximum amount based on the state minimum wage. For 2020, the maximum weekly benefit rate is $713.

Your weekly benefit rate is calculated at 60% of the average weekly wage you earned during the base year, up to that maximum. They determine the average weekly wage based on wage information your employer(s) report.

If you are not entitled to the weekly maximum benefit amount, you may be able to increase your entitlement with dependency benefits.

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Apply for Unemployment Insurance in New Jersey Online using this service.

Unemployment Insurance (UI) is a program that gives financial support to people who lose their jobs through no fault of their own.

To qualify for Unemployment Insurance benefits, you must meet all of the eligibility requirements of the New Jersey Unemployment Compensation Law. Those who meet the requirements may receive benefits for up to 26 weeks during a one-year period.

FAQs

Is there a calculator I can use to estimate by Unemployment Insurance Benefits?

You can use this online calculator to estimate your Unemployment Insurance Benefits in New Jersey State. 

What is the Maximum Weekly Base Rate for UI benefits in New Jersey?

The Weekly Benefit Rate is capped at a maximum amount based on the state minimum wage. For 2020, the maximum weekly benefit rate is $713.

Your weekly benefit rate is calculated at 60% of the average weekly wage you earned during the base year, up to that maximum. They determine the average weekly wage based on wage information your employer(s) report.

If you are not entitled to the weekly maximum benefit amount, you may be able to increase your entitlement with dependency benefits.

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