To qualify for unemployment in Nebraska, you must have
- earned at least $4,324 or more during 2020
- And earned at least $1,850 in one quarter and $800 in another quarter.
Special help available due to Covid 19:
EVEN IF YOU ARE DENIED REGULAR UNEMPLOYMENT YOUR CLAIM WILL BE REVIEWED TO DETERMINE IF YOU QUALIFY FOR FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
• FEDERAL PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION (FPUC)
This emergency benefit provides most individuals an emergency increase in traditional unemployment insurance benefits of $600 per week through the week ending July 25, 2020.
• PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE (PUA)
This emergency benefit provides up to 39 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits to people not otherwise eligible for regular unemployment, including the self-employed and those who have exhausted their regular and extended benefits.
• PANDEMIC EMERGENCY UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION (PEUC)
This benefit provides an additional 13 weeks of emergency unemployment insurance for people who remain unemployed after they have exhausted their traditional unemployment benefits.
Click below to get information on filing for benefits:
THIS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE FOR THE MOST CURRENT INFORMATION check out the website for Nebraska Department of Labor https://dol.nebraska.gov/Home/Index/