Kentucky Unemployment Benefits Calculator

The latest figures for Kentucky show an unemployment rate of 7.6%.

Calculate your estimated benefit by answering a few questions below.
State in which you earned wages
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  
Approximate wages earned from Jan. 1, 2020 - Mar. 31, 2020  
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Kentucky unemployment insurance benefits are available if you meet these criteria.  The numbers are subject to change, and though does our best to maintain current data, we do not guarantee its accuracy.  Please check with the Office of Employment and Training for the latest facts and figures.

Administering organization:  Office of Employment and Training

You must have been separated from your employer or have had your hours reduced.
Available for work.
Make such reasonable effort to obtain work as might be expected of a prudent person under like circumstances.
Register for work with the Office of Employment and Training (OET).
Accept referrals from OET to suitable employment
Report for job interviews to which referred.
Report for follow up contacts with OET as instructed.
Participate in other reemployment services and case management to which you are referred.
Seek employment on your own.
Accept suitable employment when offered.

1-You must have wages of at least $750 in least quarter year.
2-Your wages in the base period must be at least one and one-half times the wages in your highest quarter.
3-Your total wages outside the highest quarter must be at least $750
4-Your wages in the last two quarters must be at least 8 times your weekly benefit rate.
Who can apply:  Out of work and part time workers

How long can you claim benefits: 15-26 weeks

Weekly benefit amount:  $39-$415

Determined by: Gross Total of base period wages

Note: All claimants eligible for Unemployment Programs will receive an additional check of $25 for each week of benefits beginning the week of February 22, 2009