Vestavia Hills Unemployment Office

Find Vestavia Hills 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.


Bessemer Career Center 1100 9th Avenue Southwest Bessemer AL 35022 15.8 miles from Vestavia Hills 205-929-3501


Alabaster Career Center 109 Plaza Circle Alabaster AL 35007 17.6 miles from Vestavia Hills 205-663-2542

Pell City Career Center PO Box 1045 Pell AL 35125 28.2 miles from Vestavia Hills 205-338-5440

Talladega Career Center 1005 South Street East Talladega AL 35160 37.8 miles from Vestavia Hills 256-480-2109

Jasper Career Center 2604 Viking Drive Jasper AL 35501 39.1 miles from Vestavia Hills 205-221-2576

Hanceville Career Center PO Box 1087 Hanceville AL 35077 41.5 miles from Vestavia Hills 256-352-5538

Blountsville Career Center 68644 Main Street Blountsville AL 35031 43.3 miles from Vestavia Hills 205-429-4311

Tuscaloosa Career Center 202 Skyland Boulevard Tuscaloosa AL 35405 50.4 miles from Vestavia Hills 205-758-7591

Anniston Career Center 1731 Coleman Road Anniston AL 36207 55.0 miles from Vestavia Hills 256-832-0147

About Vestavia Hills Unemployment Offices

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

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

Vestavia Hills 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 Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills 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. Vestavia Hills 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

Vestavia Hills 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.