Unemployment Guides

Below you will find some useful resources, references, handbooks, and guides to help you with your unemployment claims.

GuideDescription
UI HandbooksOfficial Unemployment Insurance Claimant Handbooks for each of the 50 states. Each handbook contains important information regarding the unemployment claims process.
UI Certification GuideA Guide to Certifying for Unemployment Benefits. What is certification, and how does it work?
Unemployment Debit Card Issuing BanksUI Debit Card Issuers by State
A Guide to the Unemployment Debit CardHow to use it, and how does it work?
California EDD Certification Questions GuideUnderstand what all the questions mean on the EDD Certification Form
Table: Partial Unemployment Eligibility by StatePartial Unemployment Benefits Eligibility Requirements for all states
Texas Work Search Requirements for Unemployment BenefitsRequired work search activities in Texas for continued UI Benefit eligibility
A Guide to Backdating your UI Claim with the California EDDWhat is Backdating, and how can I backdate my claim? (California)
Missouri Work Search Requirements for Unemployment BenefitsRequired work search activities in Missouri for continued UI Benefit eligibility