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Partial Unemployment Benefits Definition

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Definition: Depending on location, an unemployed worker may be eligible for partial unemployment benefits if they work less than a full week and earn under a certain amount of money.

When a claimant receive partial benefits the unemployment claim will be extended until the claimant receives the maximum benefit amount or until the benefit year ends.

Check with your state unemployment office website for information on partial unemployment benefits in your location.

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Also Known As: partial unemployment benefit week

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