In today’s tough economy, unemployment is at record levels. It can be very stressful trying to find a job and adjusting to the changing job market. The state of Arizona offers unemployment insurance payments to provide financial help to unemployed people that meet the requirements. If you are unemployed in Maricopa County, Arizona, here are some steps to apply for unemployment.
Gather the following information required to file your claim: name, contact information, social security number, name and address of employers for last 18 months, date you started working with your last employer, date of final day of work with your last employer, driver’s license number.
Go to the Arizona Department of Economic Security website and access the Unemployment Insurance Benefits online claims system at http://www.azui.com
Read through the information and register for an online account to start filing a claim online. Fill out the information in the form with the information you gathered in Step 1 and file your claim for unemployment benefits online.
Once you have an online account, you can go directly to the Arizona Unemployment Tax and Wage System website at https://egov.azdes.gov/ders/tws/app/employerlogin.aspx to file a claim for benefits.
If you cannot file your claim online, you can also call the Arizona Unemployment Insurance Call Center at 1-877-600-2722 or visit your local Maricopa County One-Stop Center.