Prairie Unemployment Office

Find Prairie 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.


Camden Career Center 223 Claiborne Street Camden AL 36726 14.3 miles from Prairie 334-682-9428


Selma Career Center 1112 Water Avenue Selma AL 36703 30.2 miles from Prairie 334-872-0471

Demopolis Career Center 1074 Bailey Drive Demopolis AL 36732 33.0 miles from Prairie 334-289-0202

Monroeville Career Center 33 Outlet Dr Monroeville AL 36460 44.6 miles from Prairie 251-575-3894

Jackson Career Center 3090 U.s. 43 Jackson AL 36545 50.5 miles from Prairie 251-246-2453

Greenville Career Center 117 West Commerce Street Greenville AL 36037 52.8 miles from Prairie 334-382-3128

About Prairie Unemployment Offices

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

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

Prairie 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 Prairie

Prairie 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. Prairie 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

Prairie 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.