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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 currently work for a church full time. My employment will end. Am I able to claim unemployment benefits?

Q) I currently work for a church full time as a preschool director. My employment with the church will end in May or June. Are people who work for a church full time able to draw unemployment? Are part-time staff able to draw unemployment A) Churches and religious organizations are exempt from paying unemployment taxes. Therefore… Continue Reading

Unexpected but in the hospital for premature labor. don’t know what to do because i have bills

Q) I have a question hoping someone could answer for me. I was currently working but do to and unexpected put in the hospital for premature labor. The last day I worked was the night before I got put in the hospital which was August 16,2017. I have currently turned my fmla form into my work… Continue Reading

 I was fired from my job, but the reason the employer gave me I did not do. Can I file unemployment?

Q) I was fired from my job, but the reason the employer gave me I did not do. Can I file unemployment? A) State law determines whether a fired employee can collect unemployment. Generally speaking, an employee who is fired for serious misconduct is ineligible for benefits, either entirely or for a certain period of time (often… Continue Reading

I had to leave my part time job to help my special needs child. Can I receive any compensation?

Q) I had to leave my part time job (worked over a year) to help my special needs child to transit to elementary school just last week. Can I receive any compensation at this time?? Thank you. A) According to the Department of Labor, you need to meet two criteria to qualify for unemployment: You are unemployed… Continue Reading

My husband called in his first unemployment benefits…., Does he need to start calling every two weeks now?

Q) My husband called in his first unemployment benefits on 07/23/2017 and he received benefits for one week of pay. He called in his next benefits 7 days later, on 07/30/2017, and he received compensation for two weeks of benefits. Does he need to start calling every two weeks now (every other Sunday) or continue calling… Continue Reading

 I will be coming off active duty orders for the military. I’ve been told there is an unemployment program

Q) I will be coming off active duty orders for the military at the end of the month and starting school full time. I’ve been told there is an unemployment program to help with this transition. Is this true, if so can you help direct me toward it? Thank you A) The Unemployment Compensation for Ex-service members… Continue Reading

 Hi. My husband works in a hostile environment where his boss told him he’s “on the chopping block “. Can he quit this job and receive UI benefits

Q) Hi. My husband works in a hostile environment where his boss told him he’s “on the chopping block “. Can he quit this job and receive UI benefits while he looks for another job? Thank you for your answer. A) A worker who voluntarily leaves employment must have a good reason for quitting to qualify for… Continue Reading

I have been approved for unemployment but never sent paperwork to tell me what I need to do to receive money.

Q) I have been approved for unemployment but never sent paperwork to tell me what I need to do to receive money. A) For most unemployment benefit services, beginning on the Sunday after you have been approved for benefits, you must request benefit payments for each week. By doing so, you certify your eligibility for benefits.… Continue Reading

We need to see the Document from EDD that itemized the amounts of benefits

Q) We need to see the Document from EDD that itemized the amounts of benefits MS S****a received each month for my client. It also must show that the benefits have been exhausted. She can request a copy of this Document. What office should my client go to, in order to get this information. A) You can… Continue Reading

Can I collect unemployment insurance post 65? I was recently laid off from GE

Q) Can I collect unemployment insurance post 65? I was recently laid off from GE A) If you have worked the required hours by your state and was laid off because of no fault of your own, you can receive unemployment benefits. If you are receiving social security benefits any benefits you get from unemployment insurance will… 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.