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Filing for Unemployment Insurance Benefits
Southeast KANSAWORKS, Inc. Workforce Centers do not process Unemployment Insurance Claims, however telephones and computers are available at the Centers to help laid-off workers file a claim with the Department of Labor.

Information from the Department of Labor – The fastest way to determine your Unemployment Insurance eligibility is to use the online filing system. You may file your initial claim application online at www.GetKansasBenefits.com.  If you have already filed for benefits, information about your claim is also available from the website. By using your personal password, you can obtain details about your claim status, payment dates and amounts.

Need to speak with a UI Benefits Representative? Try these tips:

The Kansas Unemployment Contact Center is available Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. You can reach the Contact Center by calling one of the following phone numbers:

NOTE: When calling for assistance, you will need the PIN you created when you first applied for unemployment benefits and your Social Security Number.

If you have already been approved to receive unemployment benefits and you have questions specifically regarding your Unemployment Benefits Debit Card please visit https://prepaid.bankofamerica.com/KDOLDebitCard/ or contact BPA toll-free Customer Service number at 1-800-582-4910800.292.6333 FREE.

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Making Smart Financial Choices After A Job Loss – You may not be able to control if or when your company closes a plant or lays off workers, but you can take steps to manage the financial impact of those events. The FINRA has developed a brochure that contains tips on how to:

Download a PDF copy of Making Smart Financial Choices After a Job Loss

Resources:

Guide to Advance Notice of Closing and Layoff – Employees

Tax Impact of Job Loss Brochure

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