Idaho Unemployment Insurance benefit options for unemployed residents who have lost employment through no fault of their own. The State of Idaho gives benefits compensation in the form of unemployment insurance assistance set by both Federal and Idaho State law.

Idaho Unemployment Insurance Amounts

Idaho insurance amounts are determined by the amount you were earning before being laid off. Keep in mind, there are requirements to qualify for insurance in Idaho to begin with, like how many weeks you worked at your previous job.

Idaho State benefits are generally offered for a 26 week maximum. It is important to note that when the unemployment rate in Idaho is higher than usual, unemployed Idaho residents can qualify for an extension. The State will compensate you for 50% percent of the wage amount you've previously earned (in most cases).

In Idaho, unemployed workers are expected to continue to search for new employment
in order to maintain their eligibility

Idaho Unemployment Insurance Compensation

Requirements for Idaho lengths & amounts of insurance benefits depend on the current rate for Idaho. Full detail on all requirements in regards to receiving compensation can be found on the Idaho State page.

ID Unemployment Insurance

Qualifying for Idaho Unemployment Insurance

Those who have exhausted all original UI are entitled to extended benefits or extension IF the rate is higher than usual. It is important to stay updated on the senate's vote regarding benefits.

Under these circumstances, the basic extended benefits program in actually provides up to 13 extra weeks of Idaho, before seeking emergency compensation. As of 2012, Idaho has implemented a voluntary program to compensate another 7 weeks all the way up to 20 maximum weeks. See the Eligibility section for additional information.