Iowa to Increase Weekly Unemployment Benefit Amounts in July

(Des Moines, IA) — Iowans collecting unemployment will start seeing more money in their weekly benefit checks as of this month. Iowa Workforce Development announced Thursday the amounts will be increasing by roughly $30 across the board. As of July 2nd, jobless workers with no dependants will receive a maximum weekly jobless benefit of over $580. An unemployed worker with four dependants will receive up to $714 per week. IWD uses a formula each year to determine the maximum and minimum benefit amounts.

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