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Washington Unemployment Benefits

To apply now for Washington unemployment benefits click here.

The latest figures for Washington 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.
State in which you earned wages
Approximate wages earned from Oct. 1, 2015 - Dec. 31, 2015  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2016 - Mar. 31, 2016  
Approximate wages earned from Apr. 1, 2016 - Jun. 30, 2016  
Approximate wages earned from Jul. 1, 2016 - Sep. 30, 2016  

Washington 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 Employment Security Department, State of Washington for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Employment Security Department, State of Washington

Unemployed through no fault of your own
Be able to work and willing to work
Be available for work
Actively seeking suitable work
The base period will be the first four of the last five completed quarters prior to the date you first applied for unemployment insurance.

1- You must have 680 hours of covered employment in your base period.

How long can you claim benefits: Up to 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $129-$541

Determined by:  Average of gross wages in the two highest quarters during base period x multiplier

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