Jasper Career Center in Jasper Alabama

Address and phone number for Jasper Career Center, a Unemployment Office, at Viking Drive, Jasper AL.

Jasper Career Center
2604 Viking Drive, Jasper, Alabama, 35501

About the Jasper Career Center

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

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

In order to qualify for unemployment benefits in Jasper, 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 Alabama, 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 AL unemployment benefits.

Filing for Unemployment in Jasper

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

Calculating Unemployment Benefits

The Jasper Career Center can help workers calculate their expected unemployment benefits. In Jasper, the unemployment benefit calculation aims to replace a percentage of the worker's previous earnings. Alabama caps unemployment benefits at a maximum weekly amount. In Walker 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 Jasper Career Center denies an application for unemployment benefits, workers can appeal the decision. The Jasper 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.

Alabama Unemployment

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

Contact the Jasper Career Center

You may contact the Jasper Career Center by calling 205-221-2576, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Jasper Career Center, 2604 Viking Drive, Jasper, Alabama, 35501.

Map of Jasper Career Center in Jasper Alabama

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