These 10 important things to know about unemployment benefits may help explain a general understanding of how to collect some much needed money during a difficult time of job loss. Job loss can come unexpectedly so having at least 6 months of food storage can be a blessing.
In this day and age, loss of a job is becoming more common and people are struggling.
In order to receive unemployment compensation, a worker must meet the unemployment eligibility requirements for wages earned or working an established period of time.
Filing for unemployment should be the first item on your agenda when you’ve been laid off. It might take two or three weeks to collect a check, so the sooner you file, the faster you’ll get paid. A delay in filing will mean a delay in collecting.
You will most likely need to file a claim:
Social Security Number
Names, addresses and dates of employment for all your past employers for the last two years