If you need to claim unemployment benefits because you have recently become unemployed and are either unable to work or searching for new work, this guide will help you.
You need to claim unemployment benefits from the Vermont Department of Labor until you can find work. However, you have never claimed benefits before and need help to understand the application process. Fortunately, you can easily apply for unemployment benefits from the Vermont Department of Labor online by submitting an electronic form or via the telephone.
To find out how to claim unemployment benefits, follow this step by step guide.
Find the Vermont Department of Labor website and visit the homepage.
Then, select the Unemployment Insurance button from the left-hand navigation menu. Selecting the Unemployment Insurance option will release a sub-menu; click the UI For Claimants link. The next step is to click the Establishing and Unemployment Claim option, which will transfer you to a new page.
At the top of the Establishing an Unemployment Claim page, you will see an Electronic Form link; select this link to open the form.
Once the form opens in a new window, enter the information required.
To successfully make an unemployment claim, you will need to supply personal details and information regarding your previous employment. This information includes:
Once you have correctly entered these details, submit your form to make a new claim.
If you want to make your unemployment benefits claim over the telephone rather than online you can call the Vermont Department of Labor. The customer service line is available Monday to Friday, between 8:15 am and 6:00 pm, and between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm on Saturdays.
You can find the contact information for the Vermont Department of Labor on the GetHuman website.
If you have followed all of these steps carefully, but you still can't apply for unemployment benefits from the Vermont Department of Labor online or via telephone, you need to contact the customer service team. The Vermont Department of Labor customer service representatives will be able to help you locate the online form or process your application over the phone. The contact details are on the GetHuman website.
After thousands of Vermont Department of Labor customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Claim Unemployment Benefits with the Vermont Department of Labor? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Vermont Department of Labor if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.
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