Maximum Weekly Amount: $451
Maximum Weeks: 20
The first step in the process of applying for unemployment benefits in Arkansas is to contact the Arkansas Division of Workforce Services and provide your proof of claim. If you are eligible, you will then receive your unemployment benefits that are paid by the government.
How to Apply: To learn more about unemployment benefits in Arkansas, read this page to file your claim.
In order to be eligible, you have to fit the following criteria:
- Able to become employed
- Make a reasonable effort toward finding employment
There is a one week waiting period prior to benefits becoming payable.