Social Security benefits do not affect what amount a Nebraska unemployment recipient receives. The Nebraska Department of Labor's claimant's guide states unemployment benefits are reduced only for income earned from work.Continue Reading
Income is defined as wages, tips, salary, commission, cash, self-employment income, allowances for meals or lodging and bonuses.
Income may also include payments for outstanding sick, holiday and vacation pay, pension or 401k payments from a fund to which an employer contributed, employer-funded insurance for a loss of wages, and payments made related to employment separation such as severance pay.
At the federal level, unemployment benefits do not affect the payment a Social Security recipient receives.Learn more about Social Services