2017 Code of Alabama
Title 25 - INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS AND LABOR.
Chapter 4 - UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION.
Article 4 - Benefits.
Section 25-4-73 - Individual weekly benefit payment.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 25-4-73 (2017)
Section 25-4-73Individual weekly benefit payment.

(a) Each eligible individual who is totally unemployed or partially unemployed in any week beginning on or after July 3, 1983, shall be paid with respect to such week a benefit in an amount equal to his or her weekly benefit amount, less that part of the wages, if any, payable to him or her with respect to such week which is in excess of one third of the weekly benefit amount. Such benefit, if not a multiple of one dollar ($1), shall be computed to the nearest multiple of one dollar ($1).

(b) With respect to weeks beginning prior to January 1, 1989, each eligible individual shall be paid with respect to such week as was provided in this section prior to such date.

(c) With respect to benefit years effective on or after August 1, 2012, an individual shall serve a one-week waiting period with no benefits payable during the first compensable week within a benefit year. The waiting week shall not be counted as a week of unemployment for the purposes of this section.

(Acts 1939, No. 497, p. 721; Code 1940, T. 26, §208; Acts 1955, No. 349, p. 848, §2; Acts 1983, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 83-155, p. 264, §9; Acts 1988, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 88-784, p. 213, §2; Act 2008-501, p. 1091, §1; Act 2012-299, p. 653, §1; Act 2015-157, §1.)
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