In order to file for Kentucky Unemployment Benefit you must be separated from your employer or experience a reduction in your work hours.Eligibility Requirement Questions
Q) Can a person draw Kentucky Unemployment Benefit if they quit?
A Assuming the claimant has sufficient wage credits to establish a claim, he or she may be qualified to receive benefits if they voluntarily left their employment with good cause attributable to the employment and there are no other eligibility issues present.
Q Can a person draw Kentucky Unemployment Benefit if they are fired?
A Assuming the claimant has sufficient wage credits to establish a claim, he or she may be qualified to receive benefits if they were discharged for reasons other than misconduct connected with the work and there are no other eligibility issues present.
Q How can a person draw Unemployment Insurance from me when they were fired from another employer?
A If you are the most recent ten (10) week employer on the claim and the worker left your employment under non-disqualifying conditions or you failed to file a timely protest to the initial claim for benefits, then you may be charged for the benefits.
Q What is the current Kentucky Unemployment Benefit benefit rate range?
A $39.00 minimum to $415.00 maximum per week
Q How long and how much money can a person draw in Kentucky Unemployment Benefit benefits?
A The maximum amount of benefits payable to any worker within any benefit year shall be the amount equal to whichever is the lesser of:
(a) Twenty-six (26) times his weekly benefit rate; or
(b) One-third (1/3) of his base-period wages, except that no worker’s maximum amount shall be less than fifteen (15) times his weekly benefit rate. read more