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Washington Unemployment Insurance

What is Washington Unemployment Insurance Benefit?

Unemployment Insurance Benefit is a joint Federal and State program that provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own (as determined under State law), and meet other eligibility requirements of State law.  The unemployment benefits are funded through unemployment insurance (UI) tax paid by the employers.

All states require a worker to have earned a certain amount of wages or to have worked for a certain period of time (or both) within the base period to be monetarily eligible to receive any Unemployment benefits.  You cannot claim unemployment insurance if you only worked for one week at the job.

If you quit a job, you can not get unemployment benefits. You must be laid off or terminated through no fault of your own.

How to Apply for Washington Unemployment Insurance Benefits?

If you have been fired or terminated recently, you can apply for Washington Unemployment Benefits using the following method.

To file a UI claim online:
https://fortress.wa.gov/esd/webic/intropage.aspx?Lang=en-us

To file a claim by telephone number:
1-800-318-6022

How much are Washington Unemployment Benefits?

Your Unemployment Benefits depends on your based period, the average wage in three months.  The basic base period is the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters prior to the calendar quarter in which the claim is effective.

The maximum weekly Washington Unemployment Benefit is $637.  You must re-certify each week and be actively seeking employment during your unemployment.

State Year Maximum Weekly Unemployment Benefit UI Term
Washington 2014-2015 $637 26 Weeks

How long can you receive Washington Unemployment Benefit?

In general, you can receive up to 26 weeks of unemployment benefit.  During periods of high unemployment, Unemployment benefits claimants may collect more weeks of benefits.

Washington Unemployment Insurance Frequently Asked Questions:

  • When should I apply for Washington Unemployment Insurance?  As soon as possible.  Unemployment Insurance benefits are not retroactive.
  • What are the Washington Unemployment Insurance Eligibility Requirements? You must meet the following: a) Out of work due to no fault of your own b) Physically able to work c) Actively seeking work d) Ready to accept work
  • How long can I get Washington Unemployment Insurance?  Generally, you can claim Unemployment Insurance for a maximum of 26 weeks.
  • Are Washington Unemployment Insurance benefits checks taxable?  Yes, Washington Unemployment Insurance income is fully taxable and must be reported.  You also have to report UI income on the Federal tax return.

Click here for more Frequently Asked Questions on Unemployment Insurance.

Washington Unemployment Insurance Online and Contact Information:

Contact the Washington Department of Labor for more information on Unemployment Insurance Benefits.

General Information about the Unemployment Insurance Program:
https://esd.wa.gov/unemployment

Submit questions about unemployment benefits eligibility, the application process, receiving your check, filing a weekly claim, qualifying for special benefits or overpayments 

  • Secure online form
  • 800-318-6022
  • Persons with hearing or speaking impairments can call Washington Relay Service 711

Apply for unemployment benefits

  • Online
  • 800-318-6022
  • Persons with hearing or speaking impairments can call Washington Relay Service 711

North Carolina Unemployment Insurance

What is North Carolina Unemployment Insurance Benefit?

Unemployment Insurance Benefit is a joint Federal and State program that provides unemployment benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own (as determined under State law), and meet other eligibility requirements of State law.  The unemployment benefits are funded through unemployment insurance (UI) tax paid by the employers.

All states require a worker to have earned a certain amount of wages or to have worked for a certain period of time (or both) within the base period to be monetarily eligible to receive any Unemployment benefits.

If you quit a job, you can not get unemployment benefits. You must be laid off or terminated through no fault on your own.

How to Apply for North Carolina Unemployment Insurance Benefits?

If you have been fired or terminated recently, you can apply for North Carolina Unemployment Benefits using the following methods.

  • The fastest and most efficient way to file a new North Carolina Unemployment claim is to file online – click here
  • If you don’t have access to a computer, you may file over the phone by calling  1-877-841-9617. Either method is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

How much is North Carolina Unemployment Benefit?

Your Unemployment Benefits depends on your based period, the average wage in three months.  The basic base period is the first four of the last five completed calendar quarters prior to the calendar quarter in which the claim is effective.

The maximum weekly North Carolina Unemployment Benefit is $350.  You must re-certify each week and be actively seeking employment during your unemployment.

State Year Maximum Weekly Unemployment Benefit UI Term
North Carolina 2014-2015 $350 19 Weeks

How long can you receive North Carolina Unemployment Benefit?

In general, you can receive up to 19 weeks of unemployment benefit.  During periods of high unemployment, Unemployment benefits claimants may collect more weeks of benefits.

North Carolina Unemployment Insurance Online and Contact Information:

Contact the North Carolina Department of Labor at 1-888-737-0259 for more information on Unemployment Insurance Benefits.

Website: https://desncc.com/DESHome/Static?page=faqMain#UIBenefits