Nebraska Department of Labor. McCook Workforce Development 212 East B Street McCook, NE 69001 phn: 308-345-8470 Affiliate One Stops
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McCook NE 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 Information do I need to file for UI benefits in Nebraska?
To file for UI benefits you will need your:
Social Security Number
Complete home mailing address, including ZIP code
County where you live
Driver’s license number or State ID card number
For direct deposit, your bank routing number and account number
Names and address of all your employers from the past 18 months
Your start and end dates with each employer, including month, day, and year.
Your reason for leaving each employer.
If non-citizen: Documentation of US Citizenship and Immigration Services
If served in the military; the past 18 months, DD 214 Member #4 Form
If worked for the federal government in the last 18 months, Standard Form 8 or 50.
Claims take up to 21 days to process.
How do I file for Unemployment Insurance Benefits in Nebraska?
What is the Maximum Unemployment Benefit I can get in Nebraska?
You can get up to a maximum of $490 in weekly UI benefits (for 2022).
Your UI benefits are calculated by identifying the highest quarter earnings in your base period, divided by 13, then divided by two, then rounded down to the next even dollar to arrive at your weekly benefit amount.
You may get a maximum of 26 weeks of UI benefits during a 12-month period.
You are required to select a payment method of direct deposit or debit card.
What services does Nebraska provide to help me find a job while on UI benefits?