Updated: 2021-03-11 by Lisa Guerin « Previous Next » Am I Eligible for Unemployment Benefits in State? How Much Will I Collect in Unemployment Benefits in State? ADVERTISEMENT - Millions of Americans have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus -- either directly from getting ill or indirectly because of the steps state and local governments are taking to try to control the spread of COVID-19, like closing businesses and schools. Which leaves many with questions: Can gig workers get benefits? Is that extra $300 still available? And how long will your benefits last? Find out the answers to these questions and more by selecting your state from the list below. by Lisa Guerin Lisa Guerin has covered employment law topics for Legal Consumer since 2014. After getting her law degree from Berkeley Law, she worked in government, public interest, and private practice, specializing in employment law. She was a legal editor and author at Nolo for many years, where she wrote or contributed to more than a dozen books, mostly on employment issues. She volunteers with groups that help shelter and rescue dogs, and she enjoys hiking with her own Very Good Boy in the San Francisco Bay Area. Jurisdictional relevance: There are versions of this article for each State. Select Your State: You may also be interested in: Am I Eligible for Unemployment Benefits in State? To qualify for unemployment benefits in State, you must meet a minimum earnings requirement and you must be unemployed through no fault of your own. How Much Will I Collect in Unemployment Benefits in State? Learn the formula State uses to calculate your unemployment benefits, as well as the minimum and maximum amounts you can collect. How Long Will My Unemployment Benefits Last in State? Find out how many weeks of unemployment benefits are available in State; pandemic emergency unemployment compensation is covered, too.