The prevailing economic conditions have made it difficult for most of the people to find a good job. Leave good, even finding a job is tough. Even the most talented and the well qualified ones are unable to find a good job. That is when the US government helps the unemployed people so that they continue to fulfill their basic needs.
The Washington State Government has introduced the Employment Security Department in its government that provides the unemployed with benefits and the employed with a better job market and good working conditions. It aims to improve the overall lifestyle or to just maintain the existing lifestyle of its citizens.
All you need to do is to apply for these unemployment benefits by claiming it online. You would also have to qualify the criteria for the application in order to go these benefits.
How To Apply For Washington State Unemployment Benefits?
The requirements for getting these are not much and are listed below:
- An internet connection on your computer
- Your former employment must be for minimum4 weeks or 680 hours
- You must have been paid wages during your previous job
To apply for these benefits, you first need to make a claim to the government and register yourself as unemployed to the Washington Government. To do that, follow these steps:
- Visit the website of the Unemployment Benefits of Washington State at this link: www.go2ui.com
- Click the “Apply for Unemployment Benefits” button
- Once, the page is opened, click on the button that says “Online Unemployment Benefits Application”
- Follow the guidelines given on the preceding pages to complete the application process
- Read the requirements for the application carefully before you click on the ‘Continue’ button.
- If you have any queries, refer to the FAQ section on the website. @ http://www.esd.wa.gov/uibenefits/faq/faq-ui.php
- Contact : http://www.esd.wa.gov/newsandinformation/aboutesd/esdinfo/contact-us-2.php
Wasn’t that simple and speedy? Who knew with the help of the internet, the application process for claiming your unemployment benefits would be this easy. It is hassle free and saves you from the headache of going to the office and getting all the paper work done and approved. Everything is now just a few clicks away, thanks to the US government!
There are guidelines on every step on the website that will help you. You will start receiving your benefits as soon as your application is approved by the Washington State Government. You can enjoy these as long as you are struggling to find the right job for yourself.