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What unemployment insurance benefits are available in Alabama?

Alabama offers unemployment insurance benefits to any worker who has lost their job through no fault of their own.

AL Unemployment Benefits - Maximum Weekly Payment

Alabama's maximum weekly unemployment payment is $255.00, and the maximum amount of time unemployment compensation can be collected through the Alabama Unemployment Office is 59 weeks.

Alabama's maximum weekly unemployment pay is $168.65 less then the average maximum weekly unemployment payment of $423.65.

Claiming Unemployment Compensation in Alabama

If you believe you are eligible to file for AL unemployment payments, you can submit an unemployment application with the Alabama Unemployment Office by following the instructions on the AL Unemployment Claim Guide.

Latest Unemployment News Alabama Unemployment Headlines
Recent news stories concerning the unemployment rate and unemployment compensation in AL

[Mon @ 11:03 pm] Governor creates small business commission - Anniston Star View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 12:04 pm] Four ways to create jobs and make life better for Alabama workers: guest opinion - AL.com View Unemployment News Article
[Tue @ 1:42 pm] Local unemployment rate remains up - The Alexander City Outlook View Unemployment News Article
[Sat @ 4:08 am] Jobless numbers telling - Montgomery Advertiser View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 12:47 am] Griffith: Alabama cannot afford 4 more years with Gov. Bentley - WSFA View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 11:24 pm] Editorial: It's swell in Alabama - Anniston Star View Unemployment News Article
[Fri @ 1:22 pm] Hiring Slows In August, But Unemployment Dips To 6.1 Percent - Alabama Public Radio View Unemployment News Article
[Thu @ 6:40 pm] In a surprise, Georgia unemployment rate rises again - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog) View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 9:18 pm] Become Alabama in 12 easy steps - Charlotte Observer View Unemployment News Article
[Wed @ 11:25 pm] Hundreds turn out for Macon County job fair - WSFA View Unemployment News Article
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