Eligibility for Unemployment BenefitsMore
Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits
Who Is Eligible for Unemployment Benefits?
Learn the requirements you'll have to meet to qualify for benefits.
Can I Get Unemployment Benefits If I Was Fired?
If you were fired for serious misconduct (as defined by your state), you can't collect benefits.
Amount and Duration of Unemployment BenefitsMore
Amount and Duration of Unemployment Benefits
How Unemployment is Calculated
Learn how states determine how much unemployment claimants will receive.
How Long Do Unemployment Benefits Last?
If you've lost your job, you might be wondering whether you qualify for unemployment benefits and how long they last.
Denial of Unemployment Benefits and AppealsMore
Denial of Unemployment Benefits and Appeals
Can an Employer Appeal Eligibility for Unemployment Benefits?
Even if you are initially granted benefits, your former employer can file an appeal.
When to Hire a Lawyer for Your Unemployment Claim
If you've recently lost your job, you may be tightening your belt and counting your pennies, trying to figure out how to make ends meet until you find new work. In this situation, you probably aren't interested in paying any of your dwindling cash to a lawyer -- and often, this will be a smart decision.
Discriminatory Firing: Can I Collect Unemployment?
If you were fired from your job, you may still be eligible for unemployment. To qualify, you must be out of work through no fault of your own. Each state has its own rules about which reasons for firing will make an employee ineligible for unemployment. In most states, employees who are fired simply
Partial Unemployment BenefitsMore
Partial Unemployment Benefits
Partial Unemployment Benefits: Eligibility, Amounts, Duration, and Filing
Learn the basic eligibility rules for partial unemployment benefits.
How To Calculate Partial Unemployment Amounts
Unemployment benefits are intended for those who are out of work through no fault of their own. Each state has its own unemployment program, including eligibility rules and benefit amounts. Many states also offer partial unemployment benefits, which we'll discuss in this article.
What is Unemployment and How Does it Work?More
What is Unemployment and How Does it Work?
Find information on each step of the process -- and answers to common questions about unemployment benefits.
How Long Does It Take To Receive My Unemployment Benefits?
If you have recently lost your job, you are probably anxious to start collecting unemployment benefits. Unemployment is available to those who are temporarily out of work, through no fault of their own. To qualify for unemployment benefits, you must file a claim with your state unemployment agency.