Certify for Weekly Benefits
Before certifying, are you aware of common mistakes made by UI claimants?
Maintain your eligibility for current and future unemployment insurance benefits by familiarizing yourself with the following common mistake or misunderstanding.
Examples of UI Fraud include situations where an individual:
Violators could face:
Returns to work but continues to collect UI benefits
Works at a part-time job but does not report their earnings to IDES, thereby collecting more benefits than are allowed
Works odd jobs while collecting UI benefits but does not report the earnings when filing his or her weekly claim
Large fines and penalties
Offset against State and Federal income tax returns
Loss of future UI benefits
Any information submitted by you to IDES may be verified through computer matching progams in order to determine your eligibility for Unemployment Insurance benefits.