383-23 Weekly benefit for unemployment. For weeks beginning prior to January 5, 1992, each eligible individual who is unemployed, as defined in section 383-1, in any week shall be paid with respect to that week a benefit in an amount equal to the individual's weekly benefit amount less that part of the wages (if any) payable to the individual with respect to that week which is in excess of $2. Effective for weeks beginning January 5, 1992, and thereafter, each eligible individual who is unemployed, as defined in section 383-1, in any week shall be paid with respect to that week a benefit in an amount equal to the individual's weekly benefit amount less that part of the wages (if any) payable to the individual with respect to that week which is in excess of $50. Effective for weeks beginning January 1, 2008, and thereafter, each eligible individual who is unemployed, as defined in section 383-1, in any week shall be paid with respect to that week a benefit in an amount equal to the individual's weekly benefit amount less that part of the wages, if any, payable to the individual with respect to that week which is in excess of $150. The benefit, if not a multiple of $1, shall be computed to the next higher multiple of $1. [L 1939, c 219, 3(d); am L 1941, c 304, 1, pt of subs 15; RL 1945, 4216; am L 1951, c 195, 1(4); am L 1955, c 16, 1(a); RL 1955, 93-22; HRS 383-23; gen ch 1985; am L 1986, c 162, 2; am L 1991, c 68, 4; am L 2007, c 110, 2]

 

Case Notes

 

Probationary teachers were not unemployed during summer, when wages were paid although services were not required. 56 H. 590, 546 P.2d 1 (1976).

 

 

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