> Illinois Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet Illinois' eligibility requirements.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in Illinois during the past 12 to 18 months, and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
In order to establish your unemployment insurance claim, please visit an Illinois Employment & Training Center (IETC). To find the closest office in the IETC network, click on the following link:
For more information on Unemployment benefits, please call:
For more information on the Illinois Department of Employment Security, please visit our web site at: