Knoxville Unemployment Office

Find Knoxville 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 Knoxville 205-758-7591


Demopolis Career Center 1074 Bailey Drive Demopolis AL 36732 33.8 miles from Knoxville 334-289-0202

Fayette Career Center 2631 Temple Avenue North Fayette AL 35555 50.7 miles from Knoxville 205-932-3221

Bessemer Career Center 1100 9th Avenue Southwest Bessemer AL 35022 53.2 miles from Knoxville 205-929-3501

Vernon Career Center 43880 Highway 17 Vernon AL 35592 55.5 miles from Knoxville 205-695-8224

About Knoxville Unemployment Offices

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

Knoxville Unemployment Offices may be referred to as the Knoxville Office of Unemployment Compensation, the Knoxville 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 Knoxville 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

Knoxville 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 Knoxville

Knoxville 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. Knoxville 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

Knoxville 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.


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