Filing an Unemployment Claim
Learn how -- and where -- to file your claim for unemployment benefits.
Unemployment Benefits: How Much Will You Get?
Get tips on the amount and duration of unemployment benefit payments you can expect.
Unemployment Benefits FAQ
Answers to common questions on collecting unemployment compensation.
Unemployment Benefits: What If You're Fired?
Some reasons for termination might make you ineligible for unemployment benefits.
Unemployment Benefits: What If You Quit?
If you quit a job without good cause, you may not qualify for unemployment benefits.
Collecting Unemployment: Are You Able, Available, and Actively Seeking Work?
You are eligible for unemployment benefits only if you're able to work -- and looking for a job.
Unemployment Compensation: Understanding the Base Period
To collect unemployment benefits, you must have worked a minimum amount of time—or received a minimum amount of earnings—from your previous employer.
Denied Unemployment Benefits: The Appeal Process
If your unemployment claim is denied, here's how to appeal the decision.
Denied Unemployment: Should You Talk to a Lawyer?
If you decide to challenge an unfair denial of unemployment benefits, your ex-employer will probably be represented by a lawyer throughout the process, and you should be too.
What Will a Lawyer Charge in Your Unemployment Case?
Find out how much it will cost to get legal help with your unemployment claim.
Do You Need a Lawyer to File for Unemployment Benefits?
An employment lawyer can help you file for unemployment and avoid pitfalls that can lead to denial of benefits.
Is Unemployment Insurance Taxable Income?
This may come as a surprise to many, but unemployment benefits generally are taxable.
Can I get unemployment benefits if I quit my job to care for my injured child?
Can I still get unemployment benefits if I quit for this reason?
Do I have to submit proof that I'm searching for a job to get unemployment?
I'm doing most of my job search online, so I'm not sure what I'll need to provide to keep getting benefits.
Can I get unemployment if I quit to avoid getting fired?
Is there any downside to saying that I quit rather than that I was laid off?
Do I have to take a job that would require an hour-long commute?
Am I going to have to look for work that would require a long commute?