Fairfield Unemployment Office

Find Fairfield 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.


Bessemer Career Center 1100 9th Avenue Southwest Bessemer AL 35022 8.1 miles from Fairfield 205-929-3501


Alabaster Career Center 109 Plaza Circle Alabaster AL 35007 18.5 miles from Fairfield 205-663-2542

Jasper Career Center 2604 Viking Drive Jasper AL 35501 31.5 miles from Fairfield 205-221-2576

Pell City Career Center PO Box 1045 Pell AL 35125 38.2 miles from Fairfield 205-338-5440

Tuscaloosa Career Center 202 Skyland Boulevard Tuscaloosa AL 35405 41.6 miles from Fairfield 205-758-7591

Hanceville Career Center PO Box 1087 Hanceville AL 35077 41.6 miles from Fairfield 256-352-5538

Blountsville Career Center 68644 Main Street Blountsville AL 35031 45.7 miles from Fairfield 205-429-4311

Talladega Career Center 1005 South Street East Talladega AL 35160 48.2 miles from Fairfield 256-480-2109

Fayette Career Center 2631 Temple Avenue North Fayette AL 35555 54.5 miles from Fairfield 205-932-3221

About Fairfield Unemployment Offices

Fairfield Unemployment Offices are branch locations of the Alabama State agency responsible for administering the state's unemployment insurance and unemployment compensation programs in Fairfield, AL. Fairfield unemployment benefits are temporary monetary payments made to individuals who have lost their jobs, usually due to layoffs.

You may contact the Unemployment Office for questions about:
  • Applying/Filing for Fairfield unemployment benefits
  • Making an unemployment insurance claim
  • Collecting and receiving benefits
  • Alabama unemployment eligibility
  • Amount and duration for claiming benefits
Fairfield Unemployment

Fairfield Unemployment Offices may be referred to as the Fairfield Office of Unemployment Compensation, the Fairfield Office of Unemployment Insurance, or a similar name. Unemployment Offices are organized by the Alabama Department of Labor. In many cases, the Office may be consolidated in the same agency responsible for workforce development. These agencies are usually located in several field offices or regional offices throughout AL.

Unemployment Eligibility

In order to receive Fairfield Unemployment benefits, a worker must meet eligibility requirements, have a recent earnings history and must be actively seeking to find employment. The self-employed and individuals who are unable to work, or those who were fired or dismissed from their job, quit their job, or have turned down opportunities to work, are generally ineligible for unemployment benefits in Alabama.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Fairfield Unemployment benefits are calculated to replace a percentage of the recipient's previous earnings, up to a maximum weekly amount. The maximum benefit may be determined, in part, on whether the recipient has dependents. The duration individuals may collect benefits for in is usually up to 26 weeks, though in some circumstances, such as a prolonged or severe economic downturn, the benefits may be extended.

Filing for Unemployment in Fairfield

Fairfield Unemployment Offices receive applications from individuals filing claims for collecting unemployment benefits. In addition to reviewing an individual's application materials, an interview with the applicant may also be conducted. Fairfield Unemployment benefits specialists will determine eligibility for benefits based on the individual's earnings history, the cause or circumstances around the individual's unemployment, and other factors.

Unemployment Appeal

Fairfield Unemployment Offices verify information with employers and conduct hearings processes in cases where applicants have filed appeals after having been denied benefits. Unemployment Offices also calculate Alabama Unemployment benefits amounts and monitor compliance with any applicable job search or job training requirements.