Video instructions and help with filling out and completing 8850 Form Unemployment

Instructions and Help about 8850 Form Unemployment

Hello if you've recently lost your job or this is your first time filing for unemployment compensation we are here to help 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 important information and instructions you'll need to have all of the following information basic information like your name birth date 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 you worked 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 you received at the end of your employment if you receive a pension from any employer jot down the date you began receiving that pension and the amount you receive each month did you serve in the military or work for the federal government if you were 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 was 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's or your local library when you finish your application online double-check your information to make sure it's correct you'll receive a confirmation number when you're finished the second way to apply for unemployment compensation is by calling us toll free at sieved 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 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 our 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 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 to get help updating your resume search local job listings and find out about training and visit employ Florida comm florida's official job matching website where you can post your resume look for job openings and employers can look for available workers for more information on unemployment compensation benefits visit our website florida jobs org