FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


HOW DO I APPLY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS?

You can file a claim for unemployment benefits online through a link available on the NEworks.Nebraska.gov website or click here to go directly the "Unemployment Services and Benefits" page.

If you don’t have a computer, you can visit Heartland Workforce Solutions where there are computers available and staff to help you. Click here for Heartland Workforce Solutions address and phone number.

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.

CAN YOU HELP ME FIND A JOB?

Help is available in person at Heartland Workforce Solutions and Nebraska Department of Labor Career Centers. Job seekers can also access job postings and resources online at NEworks.Nebraska.gov.

CAN I LOOK THROUGH JOB POSTINGS ON MY OWN?

Yes, job postings and as well as other job-seeker resources are available at NEworks.Nebraska.gov.

WHAT SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE AT HEARTLAND WORKFORCE SOLUTIONS?

Heartland Workforce Solutions has a wide variety of services available for both adults and youth. Services include assistance with resume and cover letter writing, re-employment services, on-the-job training, educational opportunities, job fairs, workshops and much more.

ARE THERE SPECIALIZED SERVICES FOR VETERANS?

Yes, specialized, priority employment services are extended to the men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces who have bravely served our country.

All veterans are eligible for priority service, including but not limited to those returning from active duty, the disabled, or those retiring from the military. A veteran representative at Heartland Workforce Solutions can help you navigate the system and connect you to the programs that will best serve your needs. Click here to read more about our specialized veteran services.