What Is Meant By A Weekly Claim?

Applicants must file a claim for benefits for each calendar week of their unemployment. The claim for a week of unemployment is actually a claim for the previous week ­ not the week in which the applicant appears at the local reporting office or mails the claim form.

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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