Your benefit rate is based on your wages over the past 18 months. In Tennessee, the current maximum weekly benefit amount is $275. The minimum PUA benefit amount is 50% of the average weekly benefit amount. In Tennessee, for weeks January 27, 2020 - March 31, 2020, the minimum benefit amount is $120. For April 1, 2020 - June 30, 2020, the minimum benefit rate is $121. The maximum benefit amount is $275.
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- The federal government has passed laws that provide additional Unemployment Insurance benefits. How do those changes impact Tennesseans?
- Federal Program that Provides Additional $600 in Benefits Ends July 25, 2020
- Will additional unemployment funds be available from the Federal Government to replace the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) that expired on July 25, 2020?
- Can I receive unemployment benefits if I am out of work due to the Coronavirus COVID-19?
- I’m concerned that if I apply for unemployment my employer might retaliate against me or not call me back to work after the pandemic ends. What are my rights?
- Can I get Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) for a coronavirus business closure?
- I have been cleared to return to work after having COVID-19, but my employer refuses to allow me to begin working again.
- I am already receiving unemployment benefits. How will the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program assist me?
- I exhausted my benefits a few weeks ago. Am I still eligible for the 13 weeks of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) benefits?
- How do I apply for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA)?