Description: This passage is mainly about unemployment login. In this passage, the writer tells us how to fill the weekly continued claims in Oklahoma which is very helpful to the people to move toward reemployment.
This article is brought to you by the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, we will walk you through the weekly continued claims filing process, remember that in order to file weekly continued claims, first you must have established your unemployment claim, if you have not done that, return to the main menu and select applying for UI benefits to view instructions on how to file your initial claim.
Weekly continued claims are your request for payment for a particular week, you should file a weekly continued claim each week that you are unemployed, remember that you must stop filing for unemployment benefits once you return to work.
Full-time claim weeks generally run from Sunday to Saturday, you cannot file a weekly continued claim until that week has passed, for example, your first week runs from Sunday the 1st to Saturday the 7th, you cannot file a weekly continued claim for that week until the 8th, weekly continued claims must be filed within 14 days of the week ending date.
Using the previous example, the week ending date is the 7th, so the continued claim must be filed no later than the 21st, we recommend that you file claims as soon as possible, the claims filed over 14 days past the week ending date are considered untimely and generally will not be paid, so how can you file a weekly continued claim? There are two options.
You may use the internet system which is called the Oklahoma net initial claims or onek, you can also use our touch-tone automated calling system called IVR to file your weekly continued claim, if you call the IVR system, you will not be speaking to a live person, instead, you will be using an interactive voice response system.
You should call from a landline phone, because cell phones and cordless phones may cause interference, remember that when you call the IVR system or visit onek, you’ll be requesting payment for the previous week, both the IVR system and onek are available 24 hours seven days a week.
You’ll be asked several questions concerning your eligibility for each week, all questions must be answered truthfully to access the onek system to file your claim, use the following address WWN employment gov, click on the option, file your weekly claim, the telephone numbers for filing through the IVR system are five two five one five zero zero if you live in the oklahoma city calling area.
The telephone numbers are one two eight zero zero five five five one five five four if you live outside the oklahoma city calling area, filing your weekly continued claim does not automatically mean that you will be paid, benefits claims will not be paid if there are pending wages or pending issues.
There may be a pending wage request or pending issues that can delay payment in certain cases, we may have to request wages on your claim in an effort to make you monetarily eligible, you must continue to file weekly continued claims while the wages are being requested, if you’ve not filed weekly continued claims and the requested wages are added to your claim, no benefits will be paid.
An issue is an act or circumstance which according to state law is potentially disqualifying examples of issues including separation from work for any reason other than lack of work or layoffs restrictions, such as your ability or availability for work and the receipt of deductible income issues require that a written determination be issued.
Either allowing or denying benefits issues will also place a hold on a claim unless a determination to allow benefits is made, no benefits will be paid, you must file weekly continued claims during the determination process in order to be paid, if you’re allowed benefits, remember that if you’re denied benefits, you have a right to appeal.
If you’re allowed benefits, your employer may have the right to appeal to view instructions regarding filing an appeal, go back to the home page and click on the non-monetary appeal process video, you must continue to file weekly continued claims throughout the appeal process if the determination is reversed.
Your allowed benefits payment is only made for weeks that have been filed, if the determination is reversed and denied, you will be required to repay any monies that have been paid to you, now let’s discuss your benefit payment, payments are not issued in paper, check form and you will have the option of two forms of electronic payment, direct deposit or debit card.
You will automatically be enrolled in the debit card payment system, but your funds are credited to an Oklahoma Debit MasterCard or you can choose the direct deposit option with direct deposit, once you have filed your weekly continued claim, your funds will be electronically deposited in your personal bank account every week.
To enroll in direct deposit, it requests a form from the customer service center at one eight six six three two zero eight six nine nine or you can download it at WWE SC gov and select the link entitled unemployment benefits, then fill it out and return it as the form States, your first opportunity to file for direct deposit will be 24 hours after you establish your claim for unemployment insurance.
The debit card is a secure form of payment, you get one free ATM cash withdrawal at Bank of Oklahoma locations with each deposit made, you will be charged a fee if you make more than one ATM withdrawal per deposit or if you use a non Bank of Oklahoma ATM, there are other fees that can apply, please carefully read the frequently asked questions sheet that comes with your debit card.
Hopefully, your work searches will be successful and you will return to full-time work shortly, when you return to full-time work, you must stop filing weekly continued claims, additionally if the situation arises that make you unable or unavailable for work, you need to stop filing until the situation no longer restricts your availability or ability to work.
Call the number displayed below if you have any further questions, I hope that this article has been useful to you and we wish you the best as you move toward reemployment.