Southeast Career Services Center in Bakersfield California

Address and phone number for Southeast Career Services Center, an Unemployment Office, at East Belle Terrace, Bakersfield CA.

Southeast Career Services Center
1600 East Belle Terrace, Bakersfield, California, 93307

About the Southeast Career Services Center

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

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

In order to qualify for unemployment benefits in Bakersfield, 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 California, 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 CA unemployment benefits.

Filing for Unemployment in Bakersfield

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

Calculating Unemployment Benefits

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

California Unemployment

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

Contact the Southeast Career Services Center

You may contact the Southeast Career Services Center by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Southeast Career Services Center, 1600 East Belle Terrace, Bakersfield, California, 93307.

Map of Southeast Career Services Center in Bakersfield California

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