Q) I have filed for Disability due to having a rare lung disease and I don’t remember the exact date and amount that I received for unemployment. How do I go about finding that information out? I believe I received it starting in 2009 and then it was extended through 2011.
A) There are a few ways to find out about your past unemployment payments.
- Contact your state’s unemployment office. Your state’s unemployment office will have a record of all of your unemployment payments. You can contact them by phone, email, or in person.
- Request a copy of your unemployment file. You can request a copy of your unemployment file from your state’s unemployment office. This file will contain all of the information about your unemployment payments, including the dates you received payments, the amount of each payment, and the reason you were unemployed.
- View your unemployment payments online. Some states allow you to view your unemployment payments online. You can usually do this by creating an account on your state’s unemployment website.
If you have any questions about finding out about your past unemployment payments, you should contact your state’s unemployment office.
Here are some additional tips for finding your past unemployment payments:
- Have your Social Security number ready. You will need this number to access your unemployment file.
- Be prepared to provide other identifying information, such as your name, date of birth, and address.
- If you are having trouble accessing your unemployment file, you can contact your state’s unemployment office for assistance.
You can contact your state’s unemployment insurance agency to request your employment and benefit history. They should be able to provide you with the information you need, such as the dates you received unemployment benefits and the amount you were paid. You may need to provide personal information to verify your identity and eligibility to access the information.
If you are asking about your past unemployment checks paid to you, visit your local unemployment office and request a print out of this record. Your local unemployment office keeps an accurate record of your payments.