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Layoff Support Resources
Unemployment Compensation

You may be eligible for unemployment compensation as a result of layoff. The Washington State Employment Security Department makes the determination based on your past earnings, employment status, and availability for work. Visit their online calculator to estimate how much compensation you are eligible for.

You can apply for benefits at the Employment Security Department online, by phone, or in-person on your last day of employment.

Tip: You will need the following information ready when applying for unemployment:

Layoff Support Resources