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Delaware Unemployment Information

For unemployment benefits in Delaware, you basically need to do the following:

  • Register with Delaware's Division of Employment and Training
  • Continually verify that you are able and willing to accept suitable work, as well as actively seek work on a weekly basis
  • Develop a Work Search Plan
  • File a weekly claim for unemployment benefits either by mail or by phone
  • Report to a local unemployment insurance center when directed by the state to do so

Documentation requirements

  • Social Security Card
  • Names and contact information for all previous employers in the previous 18 months
  • State-issued driver's license or identification card
  • Name and contact information of local union hall if applicable to your employment situation
Disclaimer: This is our best attempt at summarizing the rules in Delaware. For the official details, see the Delware Department of Labor: Division of Unemployment Insurance website.