04 NCAC 24B .0101          FILING A CLAIM

(a)  An individual shall contact DES by internet or telephone to file a valid initial claim for benefits pursuant to 04 NCAC 24A .0104(a).

(b)  Prior to receiving any benefits, the claimant shall register for work with a public employment office.

(c)  Information for an initial claim shall include:

(1)           the claimant's name, social security number, address, telephone number, email address, and date of birth, and gender;

(2)           immigration status;

(3)           whether the claimant worked for the federal government or in another state during the previous two years;

(4)           whether the claimant applied for or is receiving disability payments;

(5)           whether the claimant was or will be paid vacation or severance and the time frame that the payment covers;

(6)           whether there was a policy in effect regarding paid time off prior to the claimant's separation;

(7)           whether the claimant refused work since becoming unemployed;

(8)           whether the claimant filed for or is receiving benefits under any other unemployment insurance law;

(9)           whether the claimant applied for or is receiving any type of retirement pension;

(10)         the name and complete address of the claimant's last employer;

(11)         the reason for the claimant's separation from work; and

(12)         the claimant's beginning and ending dates of employment.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 96-4; 96-14.1; 96-14.9; 96-15; 96-15.01; 20 CFR 602;

Eff. July 1, 2015;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2018.