Idaho

File and Collect Idaho Unemployment

If you're looking for information on how to file and collect Idaho unemployment, look no further. As it becomes increasingly difficult to find employment due to the current state of the economy, many people looking for work in Idaho are unable to find it after being laid off from their jobs. Without a steady paycheck, many people end up having financial problems that can take years to recover from, not to mention the emotional toll that a lack of income can take on a person and their family. Luckily, there is some relief in the form of unemployment benefits. In Idaho, you can file for unemployment and receive up to a maximum of $334 a week in benefits.

There are several different ways of how to file for Idaho unemployment benefits. The easiest way may be to file online. The Idaho Department of Labor has a website, located here where you may file an initial or ongoing claim for unemployment. Another way of how to file for Idaho unemployment benefits is by calling or visiting your local unemployment office. These offices are located all over the state of Idaho, with the main office in Boise. Offices are open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 9:00 a.m. until noon on Friday. A list of these offices and how to contact them can be found here at the Idaho Department of Labor's website.

If you want to file for unemployment, you'll need supporting documentation, regardless of whether you file online, by phone, or in person. You will need your Social Security number, your driver's license, your contact information, the contact information of all your former employers for the last two years, your total gross earnings from those employers, the dates you worked, and the reason why you are no longer working for these employers. If you've served in the military during the last two years, you will need your DD Form 214. Those who are not citizens of the United States will need their Alien Registration card and number in order to file for unemployment. It is best to file for unemployment as soon as possible after being laid off from your job. The quicker you can file for unemployment, the faster you will receive your benefits.


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