Echola Unemployment Office

Find Echola Alabama unemployment offices, including state, federal, and department of labor offices. Unemployment offices provide information on unemployment eligibility and status, compensation, and filing weekly unemployment claims or benefits.


Tuscaloosa Career Center 202 Skyland Boulevard Tuscaloosa AL 35405 19.0 miles from Echola 205-758-7591


Fayette Career Center 2631 Temple Avenue North Fayette AL 35555 26.3 miles from Echola 205-932-3221

Vernon Career Center 43880 Highway 17 Vernon AL 35592 33.5 miles from Echola 205-695-8224

Bessemer Career Center 1100 9th Avenue Southwest Bessemer AL 35022 46.1 miles from Echola 205-929-3501

Jasper Career Center 2604 Viking Drive Jasper AL 35501 46.5 miles from Echola 205-221-2576

About Unemployment Offices

How are unemployment benefits funded?

The funding for unemployment benefits comes from a combination of federal and state unemployment insurance taxes. The taxes are paid by employers, and they are based on the amount of wages paid to employees. Some government employers and non-profit organizations are exempt from unemployment insurance taxes.

What is the process for applying for unemployment benefits?

Applicants should file for benefits as soon as possible after becoming unemployed. Most states allow applicants to file claims both in person or using an online application, though a follow-up interview is almost always required. Applicants should be prepared to provide basic contact and identity verification documentation, as well as earnings history and an explanation of how they became unemployed.

Can people receive unemployment compensation if their work hours are reduced by their employer?

If an applicant's work hours are reduced to less than full-time through no fault of their own, they may be eligible for unemployment compensation. In these cases, the applicant may only be eligible for a partial benefit.