2006 Nebraska Revised Statutes - § 48-624 — Benefits; weekly benefit amount; calculation.

Section 48-624
Benefits; weekly benefit amount; calculation.

(1) For any benefit year beginning on or after January 1, 2001, through December 31, 2005, an individual's weekly benefit amount shall be one-half his or her average weekly wage rounded down to the nearest even whole dollar amount, but shall not exceed one-half of the state average weekly wage as annually determined under section 48-121.02.

(2) For any benefit year beginning on or after January 1, 2006, through December 31, 2007, an individual's weekly benefit amount shall be one-half of his or her average weekly wage rounded down to the nearest even whole dollar amount, but shall not exceed two hundred eighty-eight dollars per week.

(3) For any benefit year beginning on or after January 1, 2008, through December 31, 2010, an individual's weekly benefit amount shall be one-half of his or her average weekly wage rounded down to the nearest even whole dollar amount, but shall not exceed the lesser of one-half of the state average weekly wage as annually determined under section 48-121.02 or the previous year's maximum weekly benefit amount plus ten dollars per week.

(4) For any benefit year beginning on or after January 1, 2011, an individual's weekly benefit amount shall be one-half of his or her average weekly wage rounded down to the nearest even whole dollar amount, but shall not exceed one-half of the state average weekly wage as annually determined under section 48-121.02.

(5) If the state's reserve ratio on September 30, 2008, or September 30, 2009, is less than four-tenths percent and an emergency solvency surcharge is imposed pursuant to section 48-649.01 for such year, then the maximum weekly benefit amount for the following calendar year shall not be increased over the then current maximum weekly benefit amount.

(6) For purposes of this section, an individual's average weekly wage shall equal the wages paid for insured work in the highest quarter of the base period divided by thirteen.


Source:
    Laws 1937, c. 108, § 3, p. 375

    Laws 1939, c. 56, § 2, p. 233

    Laws 1941, c. 94, § 2, p. 381

    C.S.Supp.,1941, § 48-703

    R.S.1943, § 48-624

    Laws 1945, c. 114, § 2, p. 371

    Laws 1949, c. 163, § 1, p. 423

    Laws 1951, c. 157, § 1, p. 630

    Laws 1953, c. 168, § 1, p. 541

    Laws 1955, c. 190, § 5, p. 542

    Laws 1957, c. 209, § 1, p. 738

    Laws 1959, c. 229, § 1, p. 802

    Laws 1963, c. 291, § 1, p. 870

    Laws 1965, c. 286, § 1, p. 819

    Laws 1967, c. 299, § 1, p. 814

    Laws 1969, c. 401, § 1, p. 1394

    Laws 1971, LB 651, § 4

    Laws 1972, LB 1391, § 1

    Laws 1973, LB 333, § 1

    Laws 1974, LB 775, § 1

    Laws 1975, LB 475, § 1

    Laws 1977, LB 337, § 1

    Laws 1979, LB 183, § 1

    Laws 1983, LB 524, § 1

    Laws 1985, LB 216, § 1

    Laws 1987, LB 446, § 1

    Laws 1990, LB 315, § 1

    Laws 1994, LB 286, § 2

    Laws 1998, LB 225, § 1

    Laws 2005, LB 739, § 5



~Revised Statutes Supplement, 2006
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