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Things You Should Know Before Applying for Unemployment

Unemployment Benefits, better known as UI, provides financial assistance to employees who are downgraded to part-time status or terminated from their jobs through no fault of their own. Unemployment is nationwide, and helps provide partial financial help on a weekly basis while applicants look for new work and a new job.

Unemployment benefits both the person looking for work as well as his community. It allows a person to function and get rehired. At the same time, the UI benefits also help the community by providing financial income for the applicant to use locally as well as

helping him avoid relying on welfare assistance right away.

As a federal program, Unemployment assistance is available nationwide, but in terms of administration it functions through the 50 states. Further, states can add additional local benefits. Employers finance the UI program with their taxes based on payroll to…

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How Long Do Unemployment Benefits Last?

Unemployment Benefits can be paid for a maximum of 26 weeks in most states. Each state has its own Unemployment Insurance agency. They administer separate programs within guidelines established by federal law. This means eligibility requirements and benefits may vary slightly per state.

The state where the claim is filed determines…

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Can I File Unemployment Benefits Online?

An unemployment benefits claim can be filed online or by phone depending on the state you reside.

If you no longer live in the state where you worked, you can either go to the Unemployment Insurance (UI) agency where you now live and ask for guidance or look for your state…

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What Are Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment Benefits is a financial assistance aid provided by The Federal-State Unemployment Insurance to individuals who are unemployed through no fault of their own on a weekly basis while applicants look for a new job.

According to the law, in order to be considered “eligible” for unemployment benefits there are two…

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Unemployment Claims FAQ

  1. How do I know if I am eligible for Unemployment Benefits?

The Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed.

Eligibility is determined by two main factors:

  • The state requirements for wages earned or time worked during an established period of time referred to as a “base period.”
  • Unemployment…

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