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Ohio Unemployment Benefits

Ohio Unemployment Benefits

The Ohio unemployment benefits program is administered by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. As long as the person applying for unemployment benefits in Ohio has not worked entirely outside of the state of Ohio in the previous eighteen months, the person seeking Ohio unemployment benefits can submit an online application for unemployment benefits in Ohio.

In order to apply for Ohio unemployment benefits through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Service, the person will have to be able to supply the following information, which should take twenty five minutes to supply online. The relevant personal information sought by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is the:

·      Applicant’s name,

·      Applicant’s address,

·      Telephone number that should be used to contact the applicant,

·      Applicant’s e-mail address,

·      Social Security number of the person applying,

·      Person’s employment history, including the start and end dates of their most recent employment

The person applying for Ohio unemployment benefits will have to include information about their previous employers’ names, addresses, telephone numbers, and dates of employment. This information must be supplied for each employer who the person has worked for in the previous six months. This information can be obtained from a W-2 form or a pay stub. If the applicant has been employed outside of the state in the last eighteen months, the same information for out of state employees in the previous eighteen months must be supplied.

If the applicant has been separated from military service or otherwise employed by the federal government, any forms must also be submitted. 

In addition, the reason for leaving each employer must be submitted, as must any information about dependents that are being claimed, as well as an Alien Registration number if applicable.

Ohio unemployment benefits also require listing the person’s regular occupation and job skills.