North Dakota Unemployment Insurance is an option for unemployed residents who have lost employment through no fault of their own. The State compensates residents (who are qualified) in the form of insurance set by both Federal and State law.

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Amounts are determined by the amount you were earning before being laid off. It is important to consider the requirements to qualify to begin with, like how many weeks you worked at your previous job.

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

In North Dakota, unemployed workers are expected to continue to search for a new job
in order to maintain eligibility

ND Unemployment Insurance

Requirements for amounts and lengths of benefits depend on the current rate. Full detail on all requirements in regards to receiving compensation can be found on the ND Claims page.

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Those who have exhausted all original UI are entitled to extended benefits or extension IF the rate is higher than usual.

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