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US Unemployment Offices and Career Centers

us-states-unemploymentUS Unemployment Offices and Career Centers 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.



Unemployment insurance programs pay you money if you lose your job through no fault of your own. You must meet your state’s eligibility requirements. Each state runs its own program. You may be able to file online, by phone, or in person.

You can get assistance by filing your claim for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits. These benefits are available to you if your have become unemployed through no fault of your own. Keep in mind that benefits are established by Federal law and you have the right to apply for UI benefits if you have lost your job.

If you are running out of your unemployment benefits some states provide extended benefits if there is high state unemployment. Extended benefits can last up to 13 weeks. You can apply for extended benefits only once you’ve run out of regular your benefits. Check with your state – not everyone may qualify.



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am I exempt from the work search requirements since I will be returning for work when the weather allows in the spring,

Q) I retired at 60 years old from my career job in Jan. of 2014 and took a part time job as a grounds keeper at a local cemetery and we work from approximately May through September. I have filed a claim and been approved for benefits, but, have not actually claimed benefits as of yet.… Continue Reading

Wanting to know if I was eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance?

Q) I was wanting to know if I was eligible to receive Disaster Unemployment Assistance if I never received unemployment before but applied for unemployment. A) Disaster Unemployment Assistance provides financial assistance to individuals whose employment or self-employment has been lost or interrupted as a direct result of a major disaster and who are not eligible for… Continue Reading

Are you able to receive unemployment while your on a payment plan for over payment?

Q) Are you able to receive unemployment while your on a payment plan for over payment? A) For some states, if you are still requesting unemployment benefits, you can continue to submit biweekly payment requests. Your State unemployment office will apply each eligible payment toward reducing your overpayment. You must repay all of your overpayment before you… Continue Reading

I am unsure how to put my employer info on application. I worked 6 months for temp, then hired for one year.

Q) I am unsure how I should put my employer information on the application. The company i worked for only hired through temp agencies, for 6 months I worked through a temp agency at the company. After the six months, I was hired on “full time” with the actual company. Since i was working for… Continue Reading

Would i be eligible for unemployment when the business closes

Q) where i work the business is closing. i am part time there. i also have a part time teaching job. would i be eligible for unemployment when the business closes? A) You may well qualify for unemployment if you are partially employed. General Requirements for Unemployment Benefits Be totally or partially unemployed. Be unemployed through no… Continue Reading

My Company is going to be Closing soon. Can I get Unemployment benefits along with getting Social Security?

Q) My Company is going to be Closing soon. I would like to know if I can get Unemployment along with me already getting Social Security and if I do, will I receive my full Unemployment benefit? A) You can get unemployment insurance benefits while collecting social security benefits. The Social Security Administration does not count unemployment… Continue Reading

If I leave my job after 90 probation can still collect unemployment?

Q) Question if I leave my job after 90 probation can still collect unemployment being harass by staff A) Keep in mind that in most situations, if you resign voluntarily you are not eligible for unemployment insurance benefits. However, if you resign for good cause you may be able to collect unemployment benefits. Good cause could include, for… Continue Reading

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Local Unemployment Office Tips:

  • Show Up Early: Your local 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 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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