Unemployment Insurance for Ex-Servicemembers

Authored By: U.S. Department of Labor

The Unemployment Compensation for Ex-servicemembers program provides benefits for eligible ex-military personnel. The program is administered by the States as agents of the Federal government. * If you were on active duty with a branch of the U.S. military, you may be entitled to benefits based on that service. * You must have been separated under honorable conditions. * There is no payroll deduction from the service member's wages for unemployment insurance protection. Benefits are paid for by the various branches of the military.

Last Review and Update: Aug 09, 2004