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# Elizabeth 2011-02-03 20:48
I was on unemployment for a few months in Hawaii. I have moved to another state and I wanted to make sure you had my address change for tax purposes. I have called a number that was given to me by one of your offices, and I have never been able to get through. Will I get tax information from you all and how can I give you my new address?
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# Carole 2011-02-26 17:45
If I am receiving unemployment benefits and have pending surgery, and will not be able to work for several weeks, how do I change from unemployment to disability?
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# Kari 2011-04-21 15:37
I have been waiting for two months for any sort of unemployment compensation, do you know when I can expect that? Do I need to do anything else? I recently got a part time job, what do I do with regards to my unemployment benefits now? The only number I can find for you folks is the tele claim which doesnt connect me to a real person.
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# Cindy 2011-05-19 16:22
What is your policy regarding service member who are let go of the military and is attending school full time for ROTC and will not be able to work?
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# Misti 2012-05-21 20:40
I filed my first claim a week ago and I'd like to know when to expect my first check. I haven't had income in two weeks and I'm without food.
Can I get an approximate date? Not time frame.
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# Misti 2012-05-21 20:42
I filed my first claim eight days ago and wanted to know when to expect my first check. I was hoping for a date not a time frame. I am without food and other essentials.
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# Robin 2012-06-12 21:17
I moved to Hawaii from TN after being layed off and receiving Unemployment Benefits. I recevied an Entitlement to Emergency Umemployment Compensation (EUC) letter today that states that I must maintain a Work Search Log. Do I log what I have looked for in Hawaii? Everything I read says I have to report to TN, but I no longer live there.

Thanks for any information.
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# clarence 2012-06-21 14:17
i got sick one day and was disqualified from benefits, im not a robot, i am human.. what shoud i do?
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# Amber 2012-07-19 16:01
Ive been unsuccessful in my job hunt so far and considering going back to school. What is the rules and can i still collect? Can I attend any school?
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# diane 2013-01-07 20:18
I am being laid off for a month due to the place i work is being remodled can i get unemployment for the month
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# Francine 2013-03-07 00:41
I wanted to know if I apply for Partial Unemployment and I qualify, then get laid off, am I locked into a Partial Unemployment benefit amount? Or does the benefit amount change because of my employment status change?
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# Vanessa 2013-04-02 09:45
My previous company lost the airline cargo handling contract and I was offered a position with the new company. I have been working with that company on a full time basis since January 2013 but have been given assignments without proper instructions,la ck of equipment and manpower to complete my tasks. Supervisors are new to their job and do not have the knowledge nor experience, have asked employees to conduct cargo handling without proper training and/certification required to handle Hazardous material and operate fork lifts and cargo towing tugs. I have indicated that working conditions are unsafe, and have reported these conditions to OSHA in the interest of all workers. Since then I have been intimidated,, and an now working in an extremely hostile environment. I have submitted a formal complaint to OSHA regarding the unsafe working conditions but feel I cannot continue to work with this company because of all the harassment, being isolated from other workers and feel I am being set up to fail with tasks I cannot possibly complete in order to force me to quit.
I am under tremendous supervisory pressure, being intimidated, and subjected to what I consider worker rights violations. I cannot endure working under these conditions and am considering resigned as a result. Will I be eligible for unemployment benefits If i quit my job because of these conditions. I am so stressed I cannot go another day. Please let me know as soon as possible.
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# Glen 2013-04-05 15:37
I work for a contractor for the government. Our contract expires at the end of June 2013. I will be let go and not re-hired. It is my intentions to move back to the mainland sometime in July - August. How will my unemployment benefits work for this senario? If I file here on Oahu and then move to the mainland, how does that work?
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# Kyle 2013-04-24 14:39
I submitted an online claim for benefits on 4-22-2013 for the previous week. I applied for 3 jobs during that week and so stated in my online application. On 4-24-2013 I received a notice in the mail, dated 4-22-2013, that reason for non-payment of my claim for week 4-20-2013 was QUOTE disqualificatio n due to your job separation pending decision on your ability and availability for work UNQUOTE. What does this mean? (NOTE: My benefit year ends 1-12-2014 and I have a remaining allowable balance.)
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# Lisa M. 2013-06-03 15:08
I'm thinking to leave Hawaii, do i carry my benefits or do I reapply in another state...Please explane
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# Joseph 2013-07-02 02:04
I am a U.S. Navy veteran living in Hawaii that was part of manning cuts, and since that time I have been actively searching for jobs while attending college. I graduate April 2014, I have completed my regular unemployment and just filed my last claim of my extension. Is this all of the unemployment compensation available?
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