Nebraska Department of Labor
Claimant's Guide to Benefits
Frequently Asked Questions
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You Must Report Your Earnings
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Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Unemployment Insurance Benefit Application by Telephone
All claims except claims involving wages paid by the military or the federal government, or wages earned in other states should be filed online unless you need a special accommodation or technical assistance. If you are unable to complete your claim online, call the Nebraska Claims Center at 402-458-2500 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Central Time Monday through Friday.
Deaf & Hard of Hearing : (402)471-0016
PLEASE HAVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION READY BEFORE YOU CALL:
Your Social Security Number
Alien Registration Number (If you are not a U.S. Citizen)
Nebraska Drivers License Number or Nebraska ID (If you have one)
Names, addresses and dates worked of all employers within the last 18 months.
You will be asked to make a selection of Debit Card or Direct Deposit to receive your benefits. If you select Direct Deposit, be prepared to enter your bank routing and account number.
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