Unemployment Claim

To be eligible, you must be:

A. Unemployed,

B. Physically and mentally able to perform suitable work,

C. Available for suitable work,

D. Making a reasonable effort to find work,

E. Free of participation or direct interest in a labor dispute, and

F. Free of disqualification

Steps to File for Unemployment

1. Contact your state Employment Development Agency

2. Apply for UI benefits

3. Complete the UI application process

4. Appeal the ruling, if necessary

5. Attend the One-Stop/Employment Service Office appointment when scheduled

6. Fill out your biweekly continued UI claim form

7. Keep up with your job search

8. To stop collecting unemployment, simply stop filing weekly claims

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