How to file a claim and eligibility

Eligibility for benefits

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

How to file a claim:

Step 1:

                       Contact your state Employment Development Agency

Step 2:

Apply for UI benefits

Step 3:

Complete the UI application process

Step 4:

Appeal the ruling, if necessary

Step 5:

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

Step 6:

Fill out your biweekly continued UI claim form

Step 7:

Keep up with your job search

Step 8:

o stop collecting unemployment, simply stop filing weekly claims

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