Nebraska Unemployment Benefits Calculator

The latest figures for Nebraska show an unemployment rate of 4.0%.

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020  
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Nebraska unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Nebraska Workforce Development dept. for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Workforce Development Dept.

Unemployed through no fault of your own

1-Must meet the minimum monetary requirements of earning at least $2,651 in the base period.
2-With at least $800 in each of the two separate base period calendar quarters.

Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits: 14-26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  Max. $308

Determined by: Highest quarter wages

Qualifying Requirements:  A person must have worked for an employer subject to the payment Unemployment Insurance Tax and earned qualifying wages to be entitled to benefits.  In order to monetarily qualify for benefits, a person must have been paid gross wages of $1,600.00 or more during their "Base Period" (First four of the last five completed calendar quarters prior to when the claim is filed), with at least $800.00 paid in each of two of the Base Period calendar quarters.