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West Virginia Unemployment Benefits

To apply now for West Virginia unemployment benefits click here.

The latest figures for West Virginia 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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West Virginia 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 Workforce of West Virginia for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Workforce of West Virginia

Unemployed through no fault of your own
Be able to work and willing to work
Be available for work
Actively seeking suitable work
You must file a weekly claim

1- You must have been paid wages of at least $2,200 in covered employment in base period; and
2-You must have been paid wages in at least two quarters of your base period
3-To qualify for the maximum weekly benefit rate, an unemployed worker must have earned wages of $40,150 in covered employment during two or more quarters of the worker's 12-month base period

How long can you claim benefits: Up to 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $24-$428

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