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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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When hired the job I applied for stated 6-7 days. Last 2 weeks I only had worked 3 days. Can I file for benefits?

Q) When hired the job I applied for stated 6-7 days, 10-12 hr days, must be able to travel 3 different locations. 4/5 weeks a month I average 8-24 hrs weekly. Now for last 2 weeks I only had worked 3 days cause no work available. Can I file for benefits? A) You may file a claim… Continue Reading

Is such volunteering considered to be a paid job that prevents you from receiving unemployment benefits?

Q) Hello, I am signing up for unemployment benefits, and right now I am volunteering at our Town Hall. I know that generally when receiving unemployment benefits, one can still be volunteering. However in our town hall, when you’re volunteering 100hr or more anually, they reduce your property tax by 10%. Is such volunteering considered to… Continue Reading

Can I file for unemployment after working ruffly 84 hours a week since Christmas with only 1 other employees help until I collapsed

Q) Can I file for unemployment after working ruffly 84 hours a week since Christmas with only 1 other employees help until I collapsed This Thursday, went to the doctors gave me 5 days off. my district manager has called me, has text me and other employees That I just hired last week quit because of… Continue Reading

I worked for an employer for 6 years, told I wouldn’t get certain hours. Would this qualify for unemployment benefits?

Q) I worked for an employer for 5 or 6 years and they sold out to someone who at first seemed like it was going to be fairly similar. But after three years, procedures were being changed almost on a weekly basis. This being on-going for a month or so, I started getting things confused and… Continue Reading

My release date was Feb 16. I was given 13 week severance package. Must I file unemployment now or after 13 weeks.

Q) My release date was Feb 16, 2018 for lack of work. I was given a severance package for 13 weeks. Must I file for benefits or do I wait the 13 weeks before contacting my local office? Please advise. A) Different states have different policies regarding severance, and whether your pay will affect unemployment benefits… Continue Reading

Was working 11 to 7am shifts, was not safe, i was verbally attacked by drug addicts. can i collect unemployment?

Q) Hi i worked at a hotel for 4 months on the Cape doing front desk plus security but i had to leave late december as i was working 11 to 7am shifts and i was by myself all night and was not safe i was verbally attacked by drug addicts on almost a nightly basis… Continue Reading

I have not received any benefits since completing all my forms. Need to know what’s going on. My claim form was mailed on the 28th of January.

Q) I have not received any benefits since completing all my forms. Need to know what’s going on. My claim form was mailed on the 28th of January A) Please call or visit your local unemployment office and speak with a counselor about your benefit claim. Continue Reading

I need to be able to prove I don’t work at my previous job. Can I get a printout of my employment history from the unemployment office?

Q) I need to be able to prove I don’t work at my previous job. Can I get a printout of my employment history from the unemployment office? I don’t care if there’s a fee I just need to prove it to housing authority. Things ended in a pretty Rocky manner. A) Please visit your state… Continue Reading

Been working at my establishment for 5 years, recently suspended for a week because i accidentally closed out a check wrong…

Q) I have been working for at my establishment for 5 years i was recently suspended for a week because i accidentally closed out a check wrong. I was out of work for more than a week obviously w/o pay. I am a single mother. When i finally received my schedule for work my hours were… Continue Reading

When hired the job I applied for stated 6-7 days. Last 2 weeks I only had worked 3 days. Can I file for benefits?

Q) When hired the job I applied for stated 6-7 days, 10-12 hr days, must be able to travel 3 different locations. 4/5 weeks a month I average 8-24 hrs weekly. Now for last 2 weeks I only had worked 3 days cause no work available. Can I file for benefits? A) You may file a claim… Continue Reading

I was recently let go and my be call back to work part-time. Will I be able to collect part-time unemployment?

Q) I was recently let go and told to sign up for unemployment.But,I am trying my best to stay and work a different building.i am full time and may be called back.Would I be able to sign up for partial unemployment if I can work part time?Thanks for any answer A) Your State law will determine if… Continue Reading

Starting unemployment, on dialysis and kidney transplant list. Do I qualifies as an exception to be “able to work”?

Q) I am starting unemployment in PA and, being over 55, expect it will take a while. I am also on a transplant list and expect to be called to get a new kidney soon. Since that will keep me from being physically able to work for at least a month, I was wondering if this… Continue Reading

 If I quit my job instead of getting fired, do I qualify for unemployment benefit?

Q) If I quit my job instead of getting fired, do I qualify for unemployment benefit, the company I’m working for. Seems to use the law only when is convenient for them not the employee. A) According to the Department of Labor, you need to meet two criteria to qualify for unemployment: You are unemployed through no… 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.