There are certain requirements that you must meet before you can receive unemployment insurance benefits. Among these are the following:
The total amount of Tennessee Unemployment Insurance Benefit you may draw during your benefit year is determined, under that formula, by the total amount of wages you earned in your base period. Your base period is the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters immediately preceding your filing a valid new claim for benefits. read moreMaximum number of weeks you can receive Unemployment Insurance Benefits in Tennessee
Although an unemployment insurance benefit year is set up for 52 calendar weeks beginning with the effective week, the maximum number of weeks you may draw is 26 if you meet the eligibility requirements. An individual may receive between $30.00 and $275.00, for 13 to 26 weeks, depending on the total wages earned in the base period.Base Period:
The base period means the first four (4) of the last five (5) completed calendar quarters immediately preceding the first day of an individual’s benefit year. The base period, once determined by filing a valid claim, is set for 52 calendar weeks. The benefit amount, determined by the base period, will not change in the 52 week period, even if you return to work and earn more wages. Your maximum eligibility will fall between 13 and 26 weeks.Receiving Your first check:
IF your claim is approved. The first week of the first approved unemployment claim in a benefit year is a “waiting week”. No payment is issued for the waiting week unless your claim is approved and you certify for 4 consecutive weeks at the beginning of that claim. If an approval is made then you will be eligible to draw retroactive benefits for each week you have certified for since you filed your claim. Certifications must be completed each week in order for you to continue drawing benefits on an approved claim.
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