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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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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

I work for a small company for 8 months, I was let go during a time of bereavment . Do I qualify for UI.

Q) I work for a small company for 8 months, I was let go during a time of bereavment . Do I qualify for UI. A) If you are laid off you will qualify for unemployment if you have met your state work hour requirements and unemployed through no fault of your own. General Requirements for Unemployment… Continue Reading

am I exempt from the work search requirements since I will be returning for work when the weather allows in the spring,

Q) I retired at 60 years old from my career job in Jan. of 2014 and took a part time job as a grounds keeper at a local cemetery and we work from approximately May through September. I have filed a claim and been approved for benefits, but, have not actually claimed benefits as of yet.… Continue Reading

I recently got cut down to 23 hours a week, am I eligible for partial unemployment?

Q) Ive been at the same job for 26 years and full time. I recently got cut down to 23 hours a week for the last 3 weeks am I eligible for partial unemployment? A) This is considered partial unemployment and you can apply for unemployment insurance benefits. General Requirements for Unemployment Benefits Be totally or partially… Continue Reading

I’m pregnant an i must leave my job for six months, can I apply for unemployment

Q) I’m pregnant an i must leave my job for six mouth but i’m not eligible to receive FMLA .during this time i gonna stay at home is it possible to apply for unemployment A) You will need to be physically able to work in order to qualify for Unemployment Benefits. Pregnancy is not a qualifying… Continue Reading

On social security, was recently laid off. Do I qualify for Unemployment?

Q) I am on Social Security, and was recently laid off. I was working as a contract worker. Do I qualify for Unemployment? A) If you have completed the required working hours for your state, you do qualify for unemployment. General Requirements for Unemployment Benefits Be totally or partially unemployed. Be unemployed through no fault of his/her… Continue Reading

Quit my company and went freelance. Can I collect unemployment?

Q) recently quit my company and went freelance. Can I collect unemployment after a certain amount of time in the freelance field? A) You do not qualify for unemployment benefits if you quit your job. General Requirements for Unemployment Benefits Be totally or partially unemployed. Be unemployed through no fault of his/her own. Be physically… Continue Reading

I had knee surgery and can’t work for 3 months

Q) I am 73 yrs old and collect social security…….I have been working part time for the past 10 or 15 years…I had knee surgery and can’t work for 3 months…… Can I still collect unemployment????? A) You may need to look at applying for disability insurance benefits. General Requirements for Unemployment Benefits Be totally or partially… 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.