Getting the required information on unemployment insurance benefits in New Jersey has become much simpler and easier with the availability of the online portal njuifile.net. Unemployed residents of New Jersey can make use of this unemployment insurance claim services provided through this portal and quickly get the required benefits. New Jersey Department of Labor and workforce development has come out with this online portal to enable New Jersey family members get information regarding the different aspects of unemployment insurance and then apply for the unemployment insurance benefits through this portal.
Using the portal to file UI claim
In the landing page of this portal njuifile.net, New Jersey residents can make use of the different options available in the form of different push button options. In order to get started, one has to start with using the push button “File an unemployment claim”. Inside the “Unemployment claim page”, there are different links available including
1. Filing a claim
2. Filing weekly benefit claims
3. Updating Address or Telephone contact information.
4. Claim inquiry
5. Updating direct deposit
5. Submitting the income tax form 1099-G.
Filing an unemployment claim
By using the “Filing a claim” link available in the portal www.njuifile.net, New Jersey user could start the process of applying for the unemployment insurance benefits. Before actually applying for the benefits, users have to make sure that they are eligible for submitting their application. New Jersey Department of Labor has laid out clear guidelines for claiming unemployment insurance benefits. Once the New Jersey resident is clear of their eligibility, they could start filling up the necessary forms available in this section.
Weekly benefit claims
New Jersey users can start to submit their claim application once they get to know that they are eligible for claiming this benefit. This service is available only during certain hours during the weekdays and weekends. On week days, from Monday to Friday, users can submit the weekly claim request between 7 a.m and 6 P.M and on weekends between 8 A.M and 3 P.M. This option is for those New Jersey users, who continue make the unemployment claims on a weekly basis.
This section can be used by the New Jersey user to track the status of their submitted claims.
Updating direct deposit details
If the New Jersey user had given a particular bank account for the unemployment benefits to be credit and now wants to change the details, they could use Updating direct deposit” option to make changes to the existing bank account information.
Update Address or Telephone details
If a particular New Jersey resident, claiming UI benefits, has moved to a different location within the state they can use this option to intimate the New Jersey Department of labor, regarding their change of location details. There is also the option of updating the telephone number details.
Help on claiming the weekly benefits
There is another link lwd.dol.state.nj.us provided in the weekly benefits claim section. Using this link, New Jersey users could get details on How to claim and receive unemployment benefits for a particular calendar week. Users can also get information regarding on How to report earnings and also the eligibility requirements for getting the payments.