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Unemployment and Registering for Work

unemployed_personClaimants 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 information and provides a wide array of re-employment services free of charge.
  • Employment Service staff can refer you to job openings in your area, or in other parts of the State or country if you are willing to relocate.
  • They can refer you to various training programs.
  • If job openings in your field are limited, they can offer testing and counseling to determine other jobs you might like to do and are able to do.
  • If you believe you have special needs or considerations, such as physical needs or other considerations, which may prevent you from getting a job, they can refer you to other agencies for help with those needs.

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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

I was not fired but felt I had to quit my job. It was becoming a very unsafe environment. Is there any help.

Q) So I was not fired by not fault of my own but I felt I had no choice but to quit my job of ten years. It was becoming a very unsafe environment both mentally and physically on my health. Is there anyway the state can help me? A) You can get unemployment benefits if you… Continue Reading