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Unemployment insurance compensation

Unemployment insurance compensation are made up of the following:

State unemployment compensation are benefits consisting mainly of the payments received by individuals under state-administered unemployment insurance (UI) programs, but they include the special benefits authorized by Federal legislation for periods of high unemployment. The provisions that govern the eligibility, timing, and amount of benefit payments vary among the states, but the provisions that govern the coverage and financing are uniform nationally.

Unemployment compensation of Federal civilian employees are benefits received by former Federal employees under a Federal program administered by the state employment security agencies.

Unemployment compensation of railroad employees are benefits received by railroad workers who are unemployed because of sickness or because work is unavailable in the railroad industry and in related industries, such as carrier affiliates. This UI program is administered by the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) under a Federal program that is applicable throughout the Nation.

Unemployment compensation of veterans are benefits which are received by unemployed veterans who have recently separated from military service and who are not eligible for military retirement benefits. The compensation is paid under a Federal program that is administered by the state employment security agencies.

Trade adjustment assistance are payments received by workers who are unemployed because of the adverse economic effects of international trade arrangements.

Related Data Tables

For estimates relating to Unemployment insurance compensation please see the following tables

  • In the annual state personal income and employment category: SA30 SA35
  • In the county annual personal income and employment category: CA30 CA35