Description: This passage is mainly about unemployment login. In this passage, the writer tells us some tips on how to file a first-time claim before we start, we can fill it online or call the customer service agents for help.
If you’ve recently lost your job or this is your first time to fill for an unemployment compensation, we’re here to help you at the agency for Workforce Innovation, we have some tips on how to file a first-time claim before you start, it’s a good idea to get organized, you’ll need to have a pen and paper handy to write down the important information and instructions.
You’ll need to have all of the following information, basic information such as your name, date of birth, full address including the zip code and county and your social security number or alien registration number, you’ll need your employment history for the last year and a half, including employers’ names and addresses, dates that you work there and your exact last day of work.
You’ll also need to provide the total amount of any holiday pay, sick pay or severance pay that you have received at the end of your employment, if you receive a pension from any employer, jot down the date that you begin receiving that pension and the amount that you receive each month.
Do you serve in the military or work for the federal government? If you are in the military, you’ll need a copy of your dd-214 member four form which is your record of service and discharge, if you are a civilian federal employee, you’ll need your SF 8, this form provides the address of the payroll office from which our agency can request wage and separation information.
You may also need an SF 50 form which tells our agency where your duty station is, now it’s time to file, there are two ways to submit an application either online or over the telephone, the easiest and most efficient way to file is by logging on to Florida Jobs org and clicking on the file for unemployment icon.
If you don’t have internet access, you may use a computer free of charge at one of Florida’s one-stop Career Center or your local library, when you finish your application online, double-check your information to make sure that it’s correct, you’ll receive a confirmation number when you have finished.
The second way to apply for unemployment compensation is by calling us toll free at times to speak to an agent, we answer calls in the order that they are received, so please stay on the line during your call, our customer service agents will review your claim information with you and let you know when and how you can begin claiming your weekly payments.
Our phone lines are available to file a first-time claim from Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m, the best time to call is after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays or anytime during operating hours on Saturday.
After you finish filing your claim whether online or over the phone, you should receive a wage transcript and determination letter within 10 days, the letter will tell you whether you are monetarily eligible for benefits and how much you can expect to receive, you’ll also receive a notice to remind you to certify for your weekly payments.
If we have any follow-up questions, we’ll contact you at the phone number that you have provided, once you file your claim, you can focus your attention on finding a new job, Florida has many resources to help start, at your local one-stop Career Center you can get help with updating your resume search local job listings.
If you want to find out about training, visit employ Florida com which is Florida’s official job matching website where you can post your resume and look for job openings, employers can look for available workers for more information on unemployment compensation benefits, visit our website at Florida Jobs org.