Unemployment benefit

Unemployment benefit,

Definition of Unemployment benefit:

  1. A payment made by a government or a labor union to an unemployed person.

  2. A government welfare program where employable people, who are currently unemployed under no fault of their own, receive a stipen while they search for a new job. To receive these benefits they must register as being unemployed and need to prove that they are currently seeking work. While the benefits sum is small, it allows the unemployed to continue to pay for necessary items while searching for a new job. Also known as unemployment insurance or unemployment compensation depending on jurisdiction.

Synonyms of Unemployment benefit

Social security, Benefit, State benefit, Benefit payment, Public assistance

Meaning of Unemployment benefit & Unemployment benefit Definition