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.
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.
Unemployment Benefits: How Much Will You Get -- and For How Long?
Get tips on the amount and duration of unemployment benefit payments you can expect.
Is Unemployment Insurance Taxable Income?
This may come as a surprise to many, but unemployment benefits generally are taxable.
Filing an Unemployment Claim
Learn how -- and where -- to file your claim for unemployment benefits.
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.
Denied Unemployment Benefits: The Appeal Process
If your unemployment claim is denied, here's how to appeal the decision.
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.
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.
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 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?
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 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 benefits if I quit my job to care for my injured child?
Can I still get unemployment benefits if I quit for this reason?