The US Department of Labor offers unemployment insurance and other benefits programs to assist eligible workers who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own. These benefits must be claimed at the unemployment offices of each state, since every state has its own department of labor and administers its own programs separately, although under the guidelines of federal law.
If you have unexpectedly lost your job and do not have savings prepared to support yourself and your family during your career transition, you may opt for unemployment benefits as long as you meet the requirements.
To receive unemployment benefits, you must file a claim with the unemployment insurance program in the state where you worked. Depending on the state, you may file your claim online, by phone or in person.
If you need help finding your nearest unemployment office, we provide you with the location of all unemployment offices within the U.S. as well as their contact information. This way you can contact your local unemployment office and apply for a benefits program to get help in a time of need. Unemployment offices can assist you if you have recently lost your job due to no fault of your own or if you are looking for a new job.
Select your state below to find out how to contact your local department of labor to get the assistance you need.
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