How is unemployment benefits calculated?
I started working (part-time) when I was 15 yrs old. I am now 61 yrs old. I have been receiving unemployment for approximately 4 mos at 166.00 per week. I ...
It is based on the 52 weeks prior to your filing. The length of time you receive benefits depends on how many weeks you worked and whether it was full or part time. Check on your state's labor dept. website to see if there is a more complete explanation of how it's calculated.