How To File For Unemployment Benefits

If you have lost your job or your hours at work have been severally reduced at no fault of your own, then you may be eligible to receive unemployment benefits. Each state has a different process on how to handle unemployment claims online or over the phone. To get started, select your state below. We provide information including the eligibility requirements, how to file new and weekly claims, what information is needed when you apply for benefits, how to appeal the decision if you were denied and other important details to help you figure out the next steps you need to take. If you still have questions or issues about filing unemployment in your state, you can contact your local state unemployment department or search for a local unemployment office location to see if they can assist you.