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File An Unemployment Claim In Illinois


If you have currently lost the work to a lay off in Illinois State, you are possibly to be qualified for the unemployment benefits. If you think you may not meet the criteria for the Illinois unemployment then you must still file the unemployment claim regardless.

About The Illinois Department Of Employment Security:

This department of this state provides the employment services, unemployment insurance and guidance to the workers, employers and the job seekers through all over the state network of the Illinois department of employment security offices and the work net centers. This agency combines the government funded programs of job training in the State of Illinois in the system of the workforce development where persons can discover the work or train for the new career or profession. You can file the unemployment claim at this department very easily through the internet. There are several of benefits you will get after claim the unemployment.

Requirements & Guide:

  • First of all you should open the web browser in your computer system that has the connection of internet and go to the official website www.ides.state.il.us
  • Here at this site you will find the link which is marked as I need to file the unemployment claim at left side of this page. Click on this link
  • In the next page click on a link which is marked as file online
  • Then the new window will open here at this you will find the ten most important things which you must know to file the unemployment claim online. Read these things carefully and click on a button which is marked as file the online claim at bottom of this page
  • Type in your user name into the required field
  • Type in your password into the required field and click the continue button to continue this process
  • If you don’t have the user name and the password then you should click on a register button to register yourself first.
  • Type in all the requested information into the requested fields and click on a button which is marked as continue.
  • Follow all the instructions to complete the process of file the unemployment claim online.

After filing the unemployment claim you will collect approximately twenty three weeks of benefits of unemployment in the state of Illinois. Weekly amount of the benefits will really base on wages from the previous job and the marital status.