Claiming Benefits for Unemployment in Alaska
How to Claim Unemployment Benefits in Alaska
- Misconduct in the work place, or not following the rules and regulations set in place by the employer.
- Illegal activity, such as theft or sexual harassment within the work place.
- Incarceration occurring during the work period.
- Drug or alcohol abuse during work hours, which prevents the employee from being able to fully perform his or her job.
- Lack of interest regarding the needs of the employer.
Qualifications to Continue Claiming Unemployment Benefits in Alaska
How Much You Can Expect to Receive Through Unemployment in Alaska
In the state of Alaska, your federal unemployment benefits for the week can range from $56 to a maximum of $370 per week. The final amount of your weekly benefit will be determined by the amount of money you earned prior to being terminated. The period taken into consideration for your unemployment claim is known as the base period and consists of the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters before you applied for UI benefits.