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How to File for Unemployment After Being Let Go from Your Job

Posted: August 15, 2014 at 8:20 pm

In order to file for unemployment, you will need some documentation for your identity and situation. Focus on gathering these needed documents. Find a copy of your driver’s license, social security card, and one other form of identity. This may be something like a utility bill in your name for your home address or maybe even your picture I.D. card from your former place of employment.

Next, get a copy of your most recent check stub or your most recent W-2, and any other documentation related to the job termination. If you have a recent resume or list of past employers, you may find having that available helpful as well.

Gathering these documents first will help you quickly move through the application process.

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