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Here if you have wages on file from working on Oklahoma and have relocated you can file in Florida.The fact that your prior employment was out of state will not make you ineligible.As long as the wages here were earned you can file for UI benefits.
Here is reference including the web site to file.
You can do this online.
The wages do not have to earned in Florida here to qualify you for UI benefits.
I am not sure I understand : As long as the wages here were earned you can file for UI benefits.
You must have worked and earned wages during the first four of the last five calendar quarters (beginning in January, April, July and October). These five quarters are known as the “base period.” During that time period, you must:
They can have been earned in another state.It is not a requirement they have been earned in Florida.If they were earned in Oklahoma these will count.They look at W-2 wages earned anywhere in the US.
Your employment in Oklahoma and wages may qualify you for UI benefits if you are otherwise eligible.
You would want to file as soon as possible to obtain the benefits here.
More about filing here.
I wish you good luck with benefits and seeking new employment.
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It has been 4 years since I move to Florida. I am not sure I might be out of the bas period.
Well the best way to find out here is to apply online.
And see if they award you benefits.But out of state wages count the same as in state ones.
This is what you need to file online.
Thanks again and good luck with all.
More about the process...
The process should take approximately 30-60 minutes to complete, and must be completed within 72 hours of beginning, or you will have to restart the process.
Submit your claim: https://www2.myflorida.com/fluid/
If you need assistance filing your claim or need access to a computer, visit your nearest One-Stop Career Center. Find your nearest One-Stop Career Center: http://www.floridajobs.org/onestop/onestopdir/OneStopDirList.asp
Once your claim is filed, you will receive a confirmation notice that your claim has been received. If your claim is accepted, it will take three to four weeks to receive your first payment. The first week-the week you filed your claim-is a "waiting week" during which no benefits are paid.
If you do not receive a confirmation notice, call the Claims Assistance Center toll free at 1-800-204-2418.
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