Boston MA 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 interview.
What do I need to apply for MA unemployment insurance benefits?
To apply for MA Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits, you need:
Your Social Security number, birth date, home address, email address (optional), and phone number.
Names of all your employers, plus their addresses and phone numbers.
The reasons you left your jobs.
Your work start and end dates.
Any recall date if you were laid off but have a set date to return to work.
If not a U.S. citizen; your Alien Registration number.
If you have children; their birth dates and Social Security numbers.
Your union name and local number if in a union.
If you were in the military; your DD-214 Member 4 form.
If you worked for the federal government — your SF8 form (optional).
What are the next steps after applying for MA unemployment Insurance benefits?
You must request weekly benefits every week
You must look for at leas 3 jobs each week documenting on you Work Search Activity Log.
The MA Department of Unemployment Assistance will review and confirm the details in your application.
DUA will send you a Monetary Determination which states if you have been approved for (UI) benefits.
If approved you will receive your benefit payment according to the payment option you selected; debit card or direct deposit.
It take a few weeks to process your claim. You should request your weekly benefits as you wait.
How do I apply for MA unemployment insurance benefits?
You can apply for UI benefits with MA Department of Unemployment Assistance by: