Duration of Unemployment Compensation in State

How Long Will My Unemployment Benefits Last?

Find out how many weeks of unemployment benefits are available in State; pandemic emergency unemployment compensation is covered, too.
Updated: 2020-12-28
How Much Will I Collect in Unemployment Benefits in State?
What Do I Have to Do to Keep Receiving Unemployment Benefits in State?

The length of time you can collect benefits depends on your state's law. When a state's unemployment rate exceeds a certain level, benefits may be extended for 13 to 20 additional weeks under a joint federal and state program.

To find out how long your benefits will last under your state's rules, select it from the list below.

Jurisdictional relevance:

There are versions of this article for each State.

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