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Unemployment Benefits

Know Your Rights

  • Free Employee Rights Clinic

    Attendees of this clinic will learn about their rights as employees under North Carolina and Federal law. It will cover topics such as employment at will, right to work, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace, and eligibility for unemployment benefits. Attendees will receive a packet of education materials and resources. At the conclusion of the session there will be a Question and Answer session with a North Carolina Attorney through the webinar. Clinics are located in many NC counties. If you do not see a clinic in your city or county, please check the surrounding counties in your area. Content Detail

    Legal Aid of North Carolina
  • Apply for Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits

    Will show you the process when filing a claim, and the legal responsibility for making sure he or she follows the rules set by state law. Content Detail

    North Carolina Department of Commerce, Division of Employmet Security
  • Fired from your job? (video)

    What can you do if you believe you were unfairly fired from your job? Learn about exceptions to North Carolina's at-will employment law, including breach of contract or collective bargaining agreement, illegal discrimination, retaliation and more. This video also includes information about unemployment insurance. Content Detail

    Legal Aid of North Carolna
  • Labor Statutes in North Carolina

    This publication has links to relevant statutes and rules. Content Detail

    North Carolina Department of Labor