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If you have lost your job you can get assistance by filing your claim for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. These benefits are available to you if your have become unemployed through no fault of your own. Keep in mind that benefits are established by Federal law and you have the right to apply for UI benefits if you have lost your job.

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Information On Job Corps

Job Corps is a free education and training program that helps young people learn a career, earn a high school diploma or GED, and find and keep a good job. For eligible young people at least 16 years of age that qualify as low income, Job Corps provides the all-around skills needed to succeed in a careerContinue Reading

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Paychecks: How do I get my last one?

Q: I didn’t get my last paycheck. What can I do? A: Employers are not required by federal law to give former employees their final paycheck immediately. Some states, however, may require immediate payment. If the regular payday for the last pay period an employee worked has passed and the employee has not been paid,Continue Reading

Overtime: When is it due to me?

Q: When is overtime due? A: For covered, nonexempt employees, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires overtime pay at a rate of not less than one and one-half times an employee’s regular rate of pay after 40 hours of work in a workweek. Some exceptions to the 40 hours per week standard apply underContinue Reading

Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Question: What is Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA)? Answer: Disaster Unemployment Assistance provides financial assistance to individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster declared by the President of the United states. Before an individual can be determined eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance, it must be established thatContinue Reading

Unemployment Insurance Program

The Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own (as determined under State law), and meet other eligibility requirements of State law. Unemployment insurance payments (benefits) are intended to provide temporary financial assistance to unemployed workers who meet the requirements of State law. EachContinue Reading

Unemployment and Registering for Work

Claimants who file for unemployment benefits may be directed to register for work with the State Employment Service, so it can assist you in finding employment. If you are not required to register, you still may seek help in finding a job from the Employment Service. The One-Stop/Employment Service Office has current labor market informationContinue Reading

I have never had to file for unemployment before

Q) I have never had to file for unemployment before so I need help how to please.. A) First locate your nearest unemployment office, (you can do that here http://www.unemploymentoffice.us/). Visit the office and speak with a counselor at the office and he or she will guide you in filling out the necessary application to receive unemploymentContinue Reading

How is the benefit payment calculated?

Q) How is the benefit payment calculated? Specifically, if my gross monthly salary is $5,000 what can I expect to receive from my unemployment benefit while I am seeking employment. A) You need to visit your state Unemployment website and find their unemployment calculator. Then enter your wage information to determine your unemployment benefit.

How many weeks do I need to work to be eligible for unemployment benefits in the state of alabama

Q) How many weeks do I need to work to be eligible for unemployment benefits in the state of Alabama A) You must have wages in at least two quarters of your qualifying period (base period). The base period is the first four quarters (12 months) of the last five completed quarters from the date yourContinue Reading

My husband was transfer to Orlando, if I resign would I qualify for unemployment?

Q) My husband was transfer to Orlando, i will have to resign to my job. would i qualify for unemployment benefits? A) When you resign from your job you may not be eligible for unemployment benefits. In most situations, if you resign voluntarily you are not eligible. However, if you resign for good cause you may beContinue Reading

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Local Unemployment Office Tips:

  • Show Up Early: Your local office can sometimes be crowded. You must understand that there are a lot of people currently looking for work. So you will find a lot of people filing for benefits.
  • Be prepared to wait: With lots of people at your local office, if you are late you will have to wait. The best way to avoid the long lines is to get to the office early.
  • Be prepared with your Documents: If you are applying for unemployment benefits be sure to take with you all necessary information such as a job release letter, date of last employment and name of the company.
  • Have a Cool Head: With lots of people at your local Unemployment office waiting to be seen it’s easy to get frustrated and loose you cool. Remember that counselors are there to assist you. Keeping a cool head and being courteous will help speed the process along.

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DISCLAIMER: This site is a private website. Not affiliated with any government sites or agencies, this site is for informational purposes only. If you have questions or issues about unemployment insurance benefits it's always best to contact your Local Unemployment Office.