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(820 ILCS 405/607)
(from Ch. 48, par. 437)
Ineligibility after 26 weeks - Work requirement for second benefit year.
A. An individual shall be ineligible for benefits whenever, in any
period commencing with a compensable week of unemployment, he has been
allowed his full weekly benefit amount for each of twenty-six weeks, until
he has earned wages equal to at least three times his current weekly
benefit amount in bona fide work, reduced by an amount equal to his current
weekly benefit amount for each week, if any, in which he was not unemployed
within such period, whereupon he shall again, if otherwise eligible, be
permitted to receive his full weekly benefit amount for twenty-six weeks.
If, however, a compensable week of unemployment is followed by three or
more weeks (not necessarily consecutive) in each of which he earned wages
for bona fide work equal to at least his then current weekly benefit
amount, such period shall be deemed to commence immediately after the last
week in which he earned such wages.
This subsection is applicable only to weeks in benefit years which begin
prior to January 1, 1972.
B. An individual shall be ineligible for benefits for any week in a
benefit year which begins on or after January 1, 1972, unless, subsequent
to the beginning of his immediately preceding benefit year with respect to
which benefits were paid to him, he performed bona fide work and earned
remuneration for such work equal to at least 3 times his current weekly
(Source: P.A. 77-1443.)