Definitions for "BENEFIT YEAR"
The fifty-two week period beginning the first week in which an insured worker first files a request for determination of the worker's insured status and thereafter the fifty-two period beginning the first week in which the individual next files such request after the end of the individuals last preceding benefit year.
The 52-week period beginning with the effective date of a valid claim.
The period when a given workerâ€(tm)s weekly rate and duration of benefits starts (beginning with the day the worker first applies for UI. A worker is only entitled to payments for the specified benefit year if he or she goes on UI and is quickly re-employed and laid off again.
Keywords:  anniversary, date, see
See anniversary date.