Columbia Career Center in Columbia Tennessee

Address and phone number for Columbia Career Center, a Unemployment Office, at Nashville Highway, Columbia TN.

Columbia Career Center
119 Nashville Highway, Columbia, Tennessee, 38401

About the Columbia Career Center

The Columbia Career Center, located in Columbia, TN, is a government agency that oversees Tennessee unemployment compensation programs and unemployment insurance. A local branch of the Tennessee Department of Labor, the Unemployment Office, issues unemployment benefits to individuals in Columbia who have lost their jobs.

You may contact the Unemployment Office for questions about:
  • Applying for Tennessee unemployment benefits
  • Filing an unemployment insurance claim
  • Tennessee eligibility for unemployment
  • Rules for receiving unemployment benefits
  • Appealing an unemployment ruling
  • Problems receiving benefits
  • Making an appointment
Columbia Unemployment Eligibility

In order to qualify for unemployment benefits in Columbia, workers must meet eligibility requirements. These include a recent earnings history, a valid reason for leaving their last job, and actively looking for employment. In Tennessee, some workers do not qualify for unemployment benefits, including the self-employed. In most cases, individuals who are unable to work, those who were fired with cause, and those who turn down job offers may be ineligible for TN unemployment benefits.

Filing for Unemployment in Columbia

The Unemployment Office oversees the application process to receive unemployment benefits. The office reviews application materials to ensure workers meet the Tennessee unemployment eligibility guidelines. In some cases, applicants may need to make an appointment for an interview. The Columbia Career Center also reviews the reasons for applicants' unemployment to make sure they meet eligibility requirements. Contact Columbia Career Center for more information on filing for unemployment.

Calculating Unemployment Benefits

The Columbia Career Center can help workers calculate their expected unemployment benefits. In Columbia, the unemployment benefit calculation aims to replace a percentage of the worker's previous earnings. Tennessee caps unemployment benefits at a maximum weekly amount. In Maury County, recipients can collect unemployment benefits for up to 26 weeks, though state or federal guidelines may extend benefits during economic downturns.

Appealing an Unemployment Decision

If the Columbia Career Center denies an application for unemployment benefits, workers can appeal the decision. The Columbia Unemployment Office offers an appeals process, which may include interviews and hearings. For information on how to appeal a decision, including denied benefits, job search decision, or job training requirements, contact the main office.

Tennessee Unemployment

In Tennessee, the local Office of Unemployment Compensation, Unemployment Office, and Office of Unemployment Insurance work together to provide unemployment benefits. These offices work with the Tennessee Department of Labor to provide unemployment insurance and support for TN residents. In addition to contacting Columbia Career Center, Columbia residents can also reach out to the Tennessee Department of Labor for information about unemployment protections.

Contact the Columbia Career Center

You may contact the Columbia Career Center by calling 931-490-3800, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Columbia Career Center, 119 Nashville Highway, Columbia, Tennessee, 38401.

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