Unemployment Insurance: Nebraska
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Autumn G. Long and Alan L. Rupe, Kutak Rock LLP
- Most employers are subject to the Nebraska Employment Security Law. See Employer Coverage.
- Claimants must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits. See Employee Eligibility.
- Under certain circumstances, workers may not qualify for unemployment benefits. See Disqualification From Benefits.
- Unemployment benefits will generally last for up to 26 weeks. See Benefits.
- Employers have the opportunity to provide information that will be used to determine an individual's eligibility for benefits. See Filing Claims.
- There are specific notice, posting and recordkeeping requirements for employers. See Notice and Posting Requirements; Recordkeeping Requirements.
- Nebraska offers the Short-Time Compensation Program, a voluntary program to help employers retain a group of employees who would otherwise have been laid off. See Short-Time Compensation Program.