PUTNAM COUNTY 3554 Teays Valley Road Suite 117 Hurricane, WV 25526 Phone: (304) 693-2877 Fax: (304) 693-2878
Services: Referrals to job opportunities Resume writing services Career counseling Training/education resources Unemployment compensation Labor market information
Hurricane WV 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 to get Unemployment insurance benefits in West Virginia?
To qualify for WV UI benefits you must:
Be unemployed through no fault of your own.
Have West Virginia wages during the past 12 to 18 months.
Have earned a minimum wage amount determined by WV guidelines.
Be able to work and available for work each week collecting UI benefits.
If you are unsure that you qualify, you should still apply.
What information do I need to provide when applying for WV Unemployment insurance benefits?
To file for WV UI benefits You may be asked to provide:
Your Social Security card
A photo ID (such as a valid driver’s license)
Work status if not a citizen
If you were in the Military: DD-214 form, the number four (4) copy
For Federal government: SF-8 form (separation notice)
For Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): SF-8 form and SF-50 form.
How do I file my WV Unemployment Insurance benefit claim?