How Do I Claim My Unemployment Weeks?


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Neal Widdows answered
To claim your unemployment weeks is a relatively easy process if you follow the rules accordingly. Unemployment insurance is a federal program that is administered by the United States. It is meant to provide short-term income to workers who have unwillingly lost their jobs.
If you decide to claim unemployment benefits, it is advisable to get in contact with state agency as soon as you are laid off. In most states, it is generally quite tricky to obtain benefits for the weeks that predate your initial claim.
The first step is to file a claim. Be aware that each state has its own set of administrative rules, so please ensure that you check the particular set of rules with your local agency.
If you are deemed eligible after filing, your state will then send out a letter or notice that details the total amount you are entitled to. In addition you will receive cheques for the weeks that have passed since your initial claim date.
You need to ensure you file your weekly or bi-weekly certification. Once you have started getting benefits, you will have to re-certify your eligibility every week or two. This is also the case in the UK with people on Job Seeker’s Allowance (JSA)
You need to confirm you are still healthy and are able to seek work out and you have been actively looking. You may also need to inform your state agency or local authority if you have earned any money during a given week and if so, how much. But it is really up to the state’s regulations, whether or not you are still entitled to partial benefits even if you have earned income.
You can potentially re-open your claim if you have found work but you will have to discuss any alterations with your authority.
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Anonymous answered
I'm having hard time fining web site to claim my weeks. It don't go to the right page
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Yves M. answered
If you having already set up the initial unemployment, claiming the weekly benefit varies. Depending on your state, they may have a website where you can claim your weekly benefit.
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Anonymous answered
I'm on it now I want 2 file 4 my weeks 4 da past 2 weeks 3 get my check
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Anonymous answered
I have already file for unemployment and already have my debit card but not funds have been applied to my card. What steps do I have to do next.
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Anonymous answered
Hi I will be off work for two weeks with out pay I need to claim my unemployment so I don,t get behine with my bills how do I go about doing that?

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