Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Alabama. If you are here, you are probably trying to figure out your unemployment benefits to keep you afloat during this challenging time. Applying for unemployment benefits can be complicated, so we put together these resources to help you navigate.
The Alabama Department of Labor runs the state’s Unemployment Compensations (UC) program.
The fastest way to file a claim is online. UC Online accounts are used to file claims, access the Claimant Inbox, report wages, view correspondence, and more here If you do not have an open UC claim, you will need to first establish one. After your UC claim has been established, you will need to file a Weekly Claim Certification each week.
You can also file a claim by phone Monday - Friday from 8AM- 4:30PM:
To apply for unemployment, you need to provide personal information including
You may need additional information in certain situations
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Good luck, we're here to help! Information is changing quickly. Please consult the state's applicable website provided above to be sure the information is valid.