How Do I File A Claim For Unemployment Insurance Benefits?
To file a claim for unemployment insurance, report in person to the nearest job center with proof of identification, such as a driver's license, and a social security card. Bring the names and addresses and jobsite locations of any employers for whom you worked during the last 18 months.
If you served in the military during the last 18 months, bring in your member4 copy of your DD214. If you worked for a federal employer during the last 18 months, bring in proof of wages. Also bring your SF8 and SF50, if available. However, do not delay filing if you cannot locate your federal documents.
The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.
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