Fort Gaines Unemployment Office

Find Fort Gaines Georgia 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.


Eufaula Career Center 511 State Docks Road Eufaula AL 36027 17.4 miles from Fort Gaines 334-687-3551


Dothan Career Center 787 Ross Clark Circle Dothan AL 36303 32.7 miles from Fort Gaines 334-792-2121

Marianna One Stop Career Center 4636 Highway 2 Marianna FL 32446 47.7 miles from Fort Gaines 850-718-0326

Enterprise Career Center 2021 Boll Weevil Circle Enterprise AL 36330 52.6 miles from Fort Gaines 334-347-0044

Troy Career Center 1023 South Brundidge Street Troy AL 36081 54.6 miles from Fort Gaines 334-566-3920

Phenix City Career Center 2602 College Drive Phenix AL 36869 55.2 miles from Fort Gaines 334-214-4828

About Fort Gaines Unemployment Offices

Fort Gaines Unemployment Offices are branch locations of the Georgia State agency responsible for administering the state's unemployment insurance and unemployment compensation programs in Fort Gaines, GA. Fort Gaines 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 Fort Gaines unemployment benefits
  • Making an unemployment insurance claim
  • Collecting and receiving benefits
  • Georgia unemployment eligibility
  • Amount and duration for claiming benefits
Fort Gaines Unemployment

Fort Gaines Unemployment Offices may be referred to as the Fort Gaines Office of Unemployment Compensation, the Fort Gaines Office of Unemployment Insurance, or a similar name. Unemployment Offices are organized by the Georgia 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 GA.

Unemployment Eligibility

In order to receive Fort Gaines 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 Georgia.

Unemployment Insurance Benefits

Fort Gaines 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 Fort Gaines

Fort Gaines 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. Fort Gaines 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

Fort Gaines 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 Georgia Unemployment benefits amounts and monitor compliance with any applicable job search or job training requirements.