How to file Unemployment.
Q) I been out of work for two week. I worked full time for long time. The place I work haven’t been able to find me work for a while. How can I fill for unemployment?
A) To file for unemployment, you will need to contact your state’s unemployment office. You can find the contact information for your state’s unemployment office on the website of the U.S. Department of Labor.
Once you have contacted your state’s unemployment office, you will need to file a claim. You can file a claim online, by phone, or by mail.
When you file your claim, you will need to provide the following information:
- Your name
- Your Social Security number
- Your date of birth
- Your mailing address
- Your phone number
- Your email address
- Your employment history
- The reason you are unemployed
You may also need to provide additional information, such as your income and your expenses.
Once you have filed your claim, you will need to certify for benefits every week. This means that you will need to report your earnings and your job search activities.
If you are approved for unemployment benefits, you will receive a weekly benefit payment. The amount of your benefit payment will depend on your earnings and your state’s unemployment laws.
You can continue to receive unemployment benefits for a certain period of time, depending on your state’s unemployment laws. Once you have exhausted your benefits, you will no longer be eligible for unemployment benefits.
Here are some additional tips for filing for unemployment:
- Be sure to file your claim as soon as you are unemployed.
- Be sure to provide accurate and complete information when you file your claim.
- Be sure to certify for benefits every week.
- Be sure to keep track of your earnings and your job search activities.
- Be sure to contact your state’s unemployment office if you have any questions.
In most states you can:
- File or Reopen by Phone
- File or Reopen by Mail or Fax
- File or Reopen Online : In most states you can apply for Unemployment Insurance benefits online. Visit your state Unemployment Website and apply for your UI benefits
I hope this information is helpful. Please let me know if you have any other questions.
If my employee was doing layoffs and asked for volunteers for unemployment, would I be able to qualify for unemployment after accepting a Voluntary Separation Package?
Please apply for unemployment Benefits as you may be eligible. You are always entitled to apply for unemployment benefits if you have lost your job or partially employed. However keep in mind that The general requirement for unemployment insurance benefits is:
Have received enough wages during the base period to establish a claim.
Be totally or partially unemployed.
Be unemployed through no fault of his/her own.
Be physically able to work.
Be available for work which means to be ready and willing to immediately accept work.
Be actively looking for work.
Meet eligibility requirements each week benefits are claimed.
Be approved for training before training benefits can be paid.