Preparing to Apply for Unemployment Preview
Before you begin your online application for benefits, you should think through the four requirements for eligibility so that you are prepared to answer the questions in the best way possible when you do apply. If your application is screened out at the beginning because of missing, incorrect, or incorrectly stated information, you may have a long wait before you can start receiving benefits.
The Reason for Your Unemployment
This element requires that you have lost your job, or experienced a significant reduction in your hours, involuntarily and without engaging in willful misconduct. What does that mean?