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If I Was Turned down for Benefits Can I File an Unemployment Appeal?

If you apply for unemployment and are disqualified or denied benefits, but you feel you are entitled to them you have the right to file an appeal.

What You Need To Know

  • The state will advise you of your appeal rights.
  • You must file your appeal within an established time frame.
  • Your employer may…

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Can I Collect Unemployment Benefits If I Quit My Job?

Eligibility requirements for unemployment benefits according to the law focus on two main factors:

  • The state requirements for wages earned or time worked during an established period of time referred to as a “base period.”
  • You must be determined to be unemployed through no fault of your own.

If you quit your job…

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Can I Extend My Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment insurance payments or benefits are intended to provide temporary financial assistance to unemployed workers who meet the requirements of state law.

To continue to be eligible for unemployment benefits you need to comply with several requisites.

These include:

  • You must file weekly or biweekly claims (after the week(s) has ended) and respond…

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When Should I File for Unemployment Benefits?

You should file for unemployment as soon as you are unemployed. If you are currently unemployed, you must contact your State Unemployment Insurance agency and apply.

First, are you eligible?

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

  • The state…

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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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