Nebraska Revised Statute 48-601

Chapter 48


Act, how cited.

Sections 48-601 to 48-683 shall be known and may be cited as the Employment Security Law.



  • Appeals to the Supreme Court under the provisions of the Employment Security Law are reviewed de novo on the record. Smith v. Sorensen, 222 Neb. 599, 386 N.W.2d 5 (1986).

  • The Employment Security Law provides one avenue of judicial appeal when the dispute concerns benefit liability and another when the dispute concerns contribution liability. Northern Messenger v. Sorensen, 218 Neb. 846, 359 N.W.2d 787 (1984).

  • The state, by its Legislature, has extensively entered the field of labor. Midwest Employers Council, Inc. v. City of Omaha, 177 Neb. 877, 131 N.W.2d 609 (1964).

  • A compensable claim for benefits under the unemployment compensation act must have some relation to, or connection with, the employment which employee has lost. Woodmen of the World Life Ins. Soc. v. Olsen, 141 Neb. 776, 4 N.W.2d 923 (1942).