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Claim Benefits

Unemployment claims in Nebraska are filed online at NEworks.nebraska.gov

See the instructions below for creating an account, filing a new claim, and certifying eligibility each week. In-person claim assistance is available at our job centers across the state from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

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Important Reminders

File Weekly Claims

File weekly claims while your new claim is processing and for every week that you are unemployed or working reduced hours. You have from Sunday to Saturday to claim benefits for the previous week. If you don’t file your claim on time, your benefit payments may be affected. 

Read all Communication About Your Claim

If claiming unemployment benefits, you are required to read the Handbook for Unemployed Workers

Check your email, the NEworks Message Center, telephone messages, and the mail for updates about your claim. Keep your contact information current because you’ll receive notices outlining what you need to do to maintain benefit eligibility.

Report Fraud


Online Searchable Resume Requirement

An online, searchable resume in NEworks is required in order to meet eligibility requirements. See instructions: Publishing Your Resume Online

Confirmando que su Currículo está en Internet Accessing Your 1099-G Instructional Videos Unemployment Claim Instructions Instrucciones para Presentar un Reclamo por Desempleo Uploading a Document into NEworks

Appeals Information

You have the right to appeal if you disagree with a determination regarding your claim. Your appeal must be received or filed online within 20 calendar days from the date the determination was issued. While your appeal is pending, continue to file for weekly benefits and complete all weekly requirements at NEworks.nebraska.gov.
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