Joliet IL Unemployment Career Center Office provide individuals seeking employment all the latest tools to find and keep that special job. Employers will find assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interviews
How do I qualify for Unemployment Benefits in IL?
You must have earned enough money in the past 18 months for the state of Illinois to establish your weekly benefit amount.
You must have an acceptable reason for your work separation.
What do I need to do to get unemployment Benefits in IL
You must report your reason for your separation from your job when you file your claim for benefits.
You must Report any wages earned and list all your employers from the last 18 months.
You must be available for work each week or you may loose your benefits.
You must be actively searching for work each week or benefits may be denied.
You must develop report your work search each week as required by law
Your weekly UI benefit amount is determined by;
Adding the amount of the two highest earning quarters from a base period;
Taking 47% of the total received from adding the two highest earning quarters; and
Dividing the result by 26.
You may receive unemployment benefits for a total of 26 weeks.