Alabama Unemployment Benefits Calculator


The latest figures for Alabama show an unemployment rate of 12.9%.


Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
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  
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Alabama 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 Alabama Dept. of Industrial Relations for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Alabama Dept. of Industrial Relations

Requirements:

Unemployed due to no fault of your own
     
Able to work, available for work, willing to accept suitable work and actively seeking full time work.
The base period is the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters before the week you file and initial claim

Eligibility:
       
1- You must have wages in at least two quarters of your qualifying period (base period).
2- The base period is the first four quarters (12 months) of the last five completed quarters from the date your claim is filed.
3- The total of your base period earnings must equal or exceed one and one-half times your highest quarter earnings
 

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

How long can you claim benefits:  Up to 26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $45 - $255

Determined by:  Average of quarterly wages pages in two highest quarters