La Fayette Unemployment Office

Find La Fayette 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.

Valley Career Center 321 Fob James Drive Valley AL 36854 13.2 miles from La Fayette 334-756-0024

Roanoke Career Center 3928 U.s. 431 Roanoke AL 36274 18.2 miles from La Fayette 334-863-8114

Opelika Career Center 2300 Frederick Road Opelika AL 36801 19.3 miles from La Fayette 334-749-5065

Alexander City Career Center 1375 Junior College Drive Alexander AL 35010 31.7 miles from La Fayette 256-215-4494

Phenix City Career Center 2602 College Drive Phenix AL 36869 39.2 miles from La Fayette 334-214-4828

Talladega Career Center 1005 South Street East Talladega AL 35160 54.2 miles from La Fayette 256-480-2109

Anniston Career Center 1731 Coleman Road Anniston AL 36207 55.0 miles from La Fayette 256-832-0147

About La Fayette Unemployment Offices

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

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

La Fayette 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 La Fayette

La Fayette 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. La Fayette 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

La Fayette 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.