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Kansas Unemployment Benefit Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility_RequirementsIf you are unemployed for any reason other than lack of work, the reason you lost your job may have a bearing on whether you receive benefits. Each time you become unemployed and apply for Kansas unemployment benefits, you must provide the reason you are unemployed.
Eligibility Requirements Continued: You are not eligible for Kansas unemployment benefits if you voluntarily quit your job without good cause, effective the day after your separation and continuing until you become re-employed and have insured earnings of at least three times your weekly benefit amount.
You may still be eligible if you:
  • Quit due to illness or injury upon the advice of a licensed and practicing health care provider.
  • Quit temporary work to return to your regular full–time employer.
  • Quit to enlist in the armed forces of the United States, but were rejected or delayed from entry.
  • Quit due to working conditions hazardous to your physical, mental or moral well being.
  • Quit due to unwelcome harassment by the employer or another employee.
  • Quit to accept better work.
  • Quit because the employer requested that you violate an ordinance or statute.
  • Quit due to a violation of the work agreement.
  • Quit due to a personal emergency.
  • Quit due to the voluntary or involuntary transfer of your spouse from one military job to another.
  • Quit to enter training approved under the Federal Trade Act of 1974.
  • Quit due to circumstances resulting from domestic violence. read more

Eligibility Requirements Continued: Information needed to file Kansas Unemployment Insurance Benefit 

  • Your Social Security number
  • Full mailing address, including apartment or lot number, Zip Code and PO Box if you use one
  • A phone number where you can be reached during the day
  • The name and mailing address of your last employer, no matter how long you worked there
    Note: Your paycheck stub or W-2 form usually contains this information
  • The date you began and stopped working for each employer and the reason you left each job
  • The county in which you live
  • Your driver’s license number
  • If you are not a citizen or national of the United States, your employment authorization number and expiration date
  • If you were active duty military within the past 18 months, your DD-214, Member #4 form
  • If you were a federal employee, your Standard Form SF-50 or pay stub
  • Any separation, vacation, or holiday pay you have received or will receive in the future

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Unemployment Office Tips:

Tips to help you when visiting your local Unemployment Office:

  • Show Up Early: Your local unemployment 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 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 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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