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ATTENTION CLAIMANTS: Effective Sunday, July 27, 2014, claimants will transition to a new enhanced Telephone/Web system that will allow you to file your continued claim certification on a weekly basis.  Learn more.

In addition, all new claims effective with benefit week ending July 6, 2014 and thereafter will be paid either by debit card or direct deposit.  Learn more.


FEDERAL EUC NOTICE:  The Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program will expire for all individuals with week ending 12/28/13.  The last payable week for any EUC payment is week ending 12/28/13 regardless of any remaining balance.  The Notice on the expiration of EUC benefits is available here and Frequently Asked Question is available here.


NOTICE ON SEQUESTRATION:  Federal sequestration impacting payments under the EUC program was discontinued effective the week ending 12/7/2013.  The Notice is available here and Frequently Asked Questions is available here. 


Update on Federal Unemployment Compensation Benefits 6.28.13

Elimination of Mailing Continued Claim Form for Low Earning 4.12.13

Update to Federal Sequestration Q&A 4.02.13

Q&A Update on Federal Extensions 1.3.13

WorkForce West Virginia Federal ID Number and Address

FAQs for Direct Deposit

Frequently Asked Questions

Initial Unemployment Compensation Claim Form

How to avoid or reduce fees when using your debit card

Benefit rate table

UC claims office locations

FAQs for interstate claims

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NOTICE: How to order a new or replacement debit card Download PDF.

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Initial Unemployment Compensation Claim Form Download PDF.

Work History Download PDF.

Claimant Handbook Download PDF.

Using Your Debit Card
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Debit card fee schedule Download PDF.




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