US Unemployment Offices and Career Centers provide individuals seeking employment all the latest tools to find and keep that special job. Employers will find assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interviews.
If you have lost your job you can get assistance in 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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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
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
Q: What services may be available to help get me back to work? A: There are three types of services that are potentially available to you at no cost: All workers have access to core services like those listed below through a local One-Stop Career Center. You may have received information on these services throughContinue Reading
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
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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
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
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
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Q) I am trying to file my weekly certification and my pin will not work. I also have tried changing it and cannot get through. Please respond as soon as possible. A) Report to your nearest Unemployment Office and report the issue and they will fix the problem.
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.
Q) I’m about to start my job search. What should I take with me to the unemployment office? A) You can bring to the unemployment office a list of jobs for which you have applied along with your termination letter from your last job if you have one.
Q) I have been living in the State of Wisconsin for a little over a year, but I worked for a company based in Charleston, SC online from home. The contract I was working and being paid from will end on September 28th. Do I file for unemployment benefits in the state of Wisconsin or SouthContinue Reading
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
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
Q) I need a print out of my work history while living in Mansfield Ohio including pay/years A) Please visit your local Mansfield unemployment office and and speak with a counselor. They will look up your work history and print you a copy.
Q) I have been in prison and have gotten out recently and someone said I could get bonded so it could be easier to get a job I was wanting to know what I had to do to get this done thank you. A) A bond guarantees payment for losses caused by failure to uphold a contract,Continue Reading
Q) How can I get proof that I am no longer receiving UI? The online doesn’t offer a printout that includes my name and SSN and when I called I was told that unemployment was no longer mailing these letters! A) Visit your local unemployment office and speak with a counselor regrading your need for this document.Continue Reading
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