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US Unemployment Offices and Career Centers

us-states-unemploymentUS 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.

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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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Does a severance package effect my eligibility for unemployment?

Q) My position is being eliminated at ATI physical therapy as of Friday, April 8th. I am being offered at 3 week severance package which has a lot of conditions to it specific my termination. Does a severance package effect my eligibility for unemployment?? A) Severance pay is not deducted from unemployment insurance benefits and does not… Continue Reading

need information on truck driving skills training.

Q) need information on truck driving skills training. A) Some Career Centers are providing Truck Driver Training – See Article below; Auburn Career Center introduced its new partnership with Great Lakes Truck Driving School to offer a commercial driver’s license program. Developers of the program believe this is the first public and private partnership of its kind in… Continue Reading

I am seriously considering moving to Midland TX, Is there a way to create an account and provide assistance

Q) I live in New Mexico but am seriously considering moving to Midland, TX. Having a job lined up before moving would be ideal. Is there a way to create an account that will provide assistance in the Midland/Odessa area? A) Please visit TX unemployment and career center website for information on job opportunities in Midland, TX.… Continue Reading

I am currently working full time, but want to take a class that would require me to miss work for six weeks.

Q) I am currently working full time, but want to take a class that would require me to miss work for six weeks. My employer is saying that is time, and also that I would be able to collect unemployment during that six week period, as I would not be working. Is this true??? A) I if you… Continue Reading

School closes for 2 months in the summer and I do not get paid, am I eligible for unemployment?

Q) I currently work for a school as an hourly employee. School closes for 2 months in the summer and I do not get paid, am I eligible for unemployment? Thank you A) Yes, You are eligible for unemployment benefits during your 2 months summer brake without employment. I am not eligible for benefits because I have… Continue Reading

Can I file unemployment if my husband has received military orders to a new duty station?

Q) Can I file unemployment if my husband has received military orders to a new duty station? A) More than 21 states now allow military spouses to receive unemployment when they quit due to relocation of their spouse and another 21 states allow this “exception” to be made on a case-by-case basis, usually at a hearing. If… Continue Reading

Is there a program that teaches how to dress in interviews, know how to answer interview questions?

Q) Is there a program that teaches people how to dress in interviews, know how to answer basic interview questions, etc. If not, my group would like to assist. We want to help get people past interviews and on the job. A) You should be able to get counseling on your dressing and interview skills at your… Continue Reading

My telephone number is wrong on the letter for interview. How can I correct it before my interview?

Q) My telephone number is wrong on the letter notifying me of my interview . How can I correct it before my interview so they can reach me ? A) Please call you local career center office and speak with a counselor and ask him/her to make the correction. (If you have an online account you can… Continue Reading

I was layed off by new madrid resource center its a non profitable organization do i qualify for unemployment

Q) I was layed off by new madrid resource center and its a non profitable organization do i qualify for unemployment A) If you have worked long enough and satisfied you state work hour requirements you do qualify for unemployment insurance benefits. General Requirements for Unemployment Benefits Be totally or partially unemployed. Be unemployed through no fault… Continue Reading

Can I collect unemployment if I change my state?

Q) Can I collect unemployment if I change my state? A) Although the Unemployment Insurance System is run by individual states, all states are members of the Interstate Reciprocal Benefit Payment Plan. If you prefer to apply for benefits in your new state, you have that right. However, the unemployment laws of the former state will still… Continue Reading

I had a 2 year contract with Boehringer Ingelheim and the contract ended. Can I receive unemployment benefits?

Q) I had a 2 year contract with Boehringer Ingelheim and the contract ended. Can I receive unemployment benefits? A) If you have worked full time for 2 years you qualify for unemployment benefits. Working for two years should more than satisfy your state work hour requirements. General Requirements for Unemployment Benefits Be totally or partially unemployed.… Continue Reading

would be a hardship to accept a 2nd shift position, would I lose my unemployment

Q) My position was eliminated and I am being offered another position with another company but it would be a hardship for me to accept if it was a 2nd shift position, would I lose my unemployment if I did NOT accept that position? A) This all depends on your state unemployment rules regarding unemployment insurance eligibility.… Continue Reading

told by the IL unemployment office that I couldn’t collect benefits, because of getting social security benefits

Q) I owned and managed a retail pet store in Illinois for more than 30 years. I was also an employee, and was paid as such. I paid into unemployment almost my entire working career. I had to start collecting social security early, as I didn’t make much money, and needed the income. I was forced… Continue 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.