A Monetary Determination is a letter that lists the employers you worked for and the wages reported by these employers during the base period of your claim. It also shows the Maximum Benefit Amount (MBA) available on your claim, and your Weekly Benefit Amount (WBA). Please review your wages carefully. If you think they are wrong, fill out the appeal form enclosed with the Monetary Determination so an investigation of your wage credits can be made.
Once filed, a 52 week benefit year is established. You cannot file another new claim in North Dakota until that year is over. Your benefits, however, may not last the entire year. Unemployment insurance generally allows for 12 to 26 weeks of benefits.
The Unemployment Insurance Claimant Guide contains important information about your responsibilities as a claimant and what you are required to do in order to receive benefit payments. You should receive the Unemployment Insurance Claimant Guide within 5 calendar days of filing your claim. If you do not receive it within 5 days please call the Claim center at (701) 328-4995 and select option 3. The Unemployment Insurance Claimant Guide is also available online under Resources.
In order to be eligible to receive benefit payments Job Service must find that the reason(s) you are no longer working are not disqualifying and that you meet all other eligibility requirements of the unemployment insurance program. Examples of other eligibility requirements include: