A Guide to Employee’s Access to Unemployment Benefits

unemploymentIf you are a business owner in a position that requires a lay off, have the employee log in to the following address and personally apply for unemployment benefits. This is the fastest way to get these needed benefits. This will save you time and energy as to reallocate other resources to save your business.

Here is the address to have the employee log in to:  https://www.mass.gov/orgs/department-of-unemployment-assistance.

Employees will need the following information to complete the application:

  • Your Social Security Number
  • If you are not a citizen of the United States, your alien registration number
  • Your residential address
  • Your mailing address
  • Your telephone number
  • Your e-mail address
  • Your birth date
  • Your employment history (most recent 15 months) which includes:
    • The names of all your employers
    • Employer addresses
    • Employer phone numbers
    • Reasons for separation from your employers
    • Employment start and end dates
    • Recall dates
    • The social security numbers and dates of birth for your dependents
    • Your union name and local number (if you are a member of a union)
    • If you were in the Military you will need information from your DD-214 Member 4 (not mandatory to apply)
    • If you were a Federal Employee , you will need information from your SF8 (not mandatory to apply
    • If you want to use direct deposit you will need your bank account number and bank routing number
Anastasi Insurance Agency wants to help you navigate these uncertain times. We will continue to be a resource to you and your employees.

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