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got a 12 week severance package, when am i able to draw unemployment in Tenn.

unemployed_personQ) I got a 12 week severance package payed in a lump sum when am i able to draw unemployment in Tenn.

A You should apply as soon as possible – in most state severance package does not hinder your unemployment claim. You can find your state eligibility requirements on this link https://unemploymentoffice.us/unemployment-eligibility-requirements-state/




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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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