Minnesota Unemployment Insurance is an option for unemployed residents who have lost employment through no fault of their own. MN State provides benefits to those who are considered eligible by the State.

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Since 2011, insurance amounts have been determined by the amount earned before being laid off. Keep in mind, there are requirements to qualify to begin with, like how many weeks you worked when previously employed.

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

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

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

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Under the latest compensation act, 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 State of MN has implemented a voluntary program to compensate another 7 weeks all the way up to 20 weeks at maximum. Visit the unemployment news section for real-time updates