You may be considered a dislocated worker if any of the following situations apply to you:
You can file a claim for unemployment benefits at NEworks.Nebraska.gov.
If you don’t have a computer, you can visit our Heartland Workforce Solutions American Job Center where there are computers available and staff to help you.
Not all dislocated workers are eligible to receive unemployment benefits. If you have questions regarding your eligibility or you are unable to file your claim using the online system, please call the Nebraska Claims Center at 402-458-2500
If you qualify, there are a wide variety of services to assist you in obtaining new career skills—the kinds of skills that will help you find self-sustaining employment. It requires a commitment of your time and dedication, but the services offered are extremely beneficial.
Some dislocated workers may qualify for assistance with tuition and supplies for post-secondary education and/or training for a new job or career. For more information on educational support and service please call 402-934-2231.