ADDRESS: 200 Veterans Memorial Drive, Suite 2 Bennington, Vermont 05201
Phone: (802) 442-6376
In Person Services (Walk-in & By Appointment): Monday- Thursday 9am-12pm; 1pm-4pm
Virtual Services: Fridays 10am-12pm; 1pm-4pm and By Appointment
Bennington VT 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.
How do I qualify for Vermont Unemployment Insurance Benefits?
To qualify for VT UI benefits:
You must have lost your job through no fault of your own
Or had your weekly work hours reduced
You must be Able and Available for Work
You must be willing to accept Suitable Work
You must Report all Wages When Filing your Weekly Claim
What information do I need to file my Unemployment Insurance Benefit claim in Vermont?
To file your UI benefit claim in Vermont you will need:
Social Security Number
Mailing and Home Addresses
Alien Registration Number (if not a U.S. citizen)
Any separation pay you received including vacation pay, severance pay, etc.
Return to work date if expected to be recalled
Valid Driver’s License Number or state issued ID
Banking information for Direct Deposit
Military Form DD-214, Member 4 Copy if you were in the military in the past 18 months.
Form SF-8 if you worked for the Federal Government during the past 18 months.
For each employer that you worked for in the past 18 months
Complete name and address
Payroll address if different from employer address
Employer telephone number
Beginning and ending dates of employment
Reason for separation
How do I File my Unemployment Insurance Claim in Vermont?
Filing for Unemployment Insurance is a two step process:
Contact the UI Claims line at 1-877-214-3330 to open your claim.
File a “weekly claim certification” for each “week” in which you want to receive a benefit