Alabama Department of Labor Unemployment Compensation Division does not discriminate on the basis of a disability in the provision of services or employment. At Alabama unemployment offices and Career Centers you can get assistance in filing your claim for unemployment insurance benefits. These benefits are available to you if your have become unemployed through no fault of your own. Benefits are established by Federal law and you have the right to apply for unemployment if you have lost your job.
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Alabama Unemployment Office Tips:
- Show Up Early: Unemployment offices 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 at the unemployment office filing for benefits.
- Be prepared to wait: With lots of people at your local unemployment 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 needed 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 the 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.
ALABAMA UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Question of the day:
Q) Had an interview, what is the next step?
A) According to the Federal Department of Labor….
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