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Rhode Island Unemployment Benefits

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The latest figures for Rhode Island 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  
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2019 - Dec. 31, 2019  

Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

Unemployed through no fault of your own
Able to work
Available for work
Be actively seeking work

1-You must have been paid at least $8,880 in either your Base Period or an Alternate Base Period or
2- You were paid at least $1480 in one of your Base Period quarters, and
3- You were paid total Base Period wages of at least one and one-half times your highest single quarter earnings, and
4- You were paid total Base Period wages of at least $2960

Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits: 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $68-$528

Determined by:  Highest quarter wages in base period

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