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Georgia Unemployment Benefits

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The latest figures for Georgia 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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Georgia 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 Georgia Department of Labor for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) 

Unemployment through no fault of your own.
Either looking for another job, have definite recall to their jobs within 6 weeks of the last day worked, or in approved training.
You must either have earned enough money in the base period to set up a claim.
Base period is the first four of the last five calendar quarters completed at the time you file your claims.

1-You must have earned qualifying wages in at least two of the four quarters in the base period.
2-You must have insured wages totaling at least $1,134 in the two highest quarters of your base period.
3-The total wages in the base period must equal or exceed one-half times the wages in the highest quarter.

Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits:  6-26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $44-$330

Note: Weekly unemployment benefits will rise by $25 a week in Georgia

Timing:  You will typically receive your first benefit check about 3 weeks from the date you file your claim, assuming you are qualified for benefits.


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