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Arkansas Unemployment Benefits

To apply now for Arkansas unemployment benefits click here.

The latest figures for Arkansas show an unemployment rate of .

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
We created this calculator to help you estimate what you might receive if you are eligible. We make no guarantees or representations that the amount you receive will be equal to what the calculator shows. To apply for unemployment benefits, click the link above which will take you to the official site for your state.
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Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2019 - Mar. 31, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2019 - Jun. 30, 2019  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2019 - Sep. 30, 2019  
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Arkansas unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though www.Unemployment-Benefits.org does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Dept. of Workforce Services for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Dept. of Workforce Services

Involuntarily totally or partially unemployed
Able to work
Available for work
Actively seeking work
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1-Base period is the first four of the last 5 completed calendar quarters prior to the quarter you file your initial claim for benefits
2-You must have covered wages in at least 2 quarters of your base period and
3-Your total base period wages must equal 27 times the weekly benefit amount.

Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers.

How long can you claim benefits:  9-26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $77-$431 (https://hr.cch.com/topic-spotlight/unemployment/080108a.asp)

Determined by:  Highest quarter wages

Dependency Benefit: You may be eligible to receive an additional $24 per week, for each dependent child.

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