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Georgia Unemployment Information

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

  • Register with the unemployment agency
  • Termination is not due to any fault of your own
  • Actively seek gainful employment
  • Submit three new contacts each week that are verifiable
  • Register on Georgia Department of Labor Career Center

Documentation requirements

Weekly records should include a list of your work search activities, including:
  • Contact log showing contact with three separate employers
  • Company name and address
  • Person contacted
  • Telephone number of the employer
  • Type of work applied for
  • Explanation of results
You can file your weekly claim by the phone system OLIVoR, internet, or in person at Georgia's Department of Labor Career Center

Disclaimer: This is our best attempt at summarizing the rules in Georgia. For the official details, see the Georgia Department of Labor