Information for COVID-19 Employers, Jobseekers and Child Care
Having trouble filing an unemployment claim online? Our Unemployment Benefit System online portal is available 24 hours a day but is experiencing a high volume of visitors. We are seeing lower volume on the online portal between 10:00p.m. and 8 a.m. You may want to try back during those hours to file your claim or check the status of your claim.

How to Stop Your Claim

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To stop your claim:

  • After your first week of full-time work, stop requesting payments. Once you have returned to full-time work, you are no longer eligible for unemployment benefits, even if you have a balance remaining on your claim.
  • If you have not received payment for the waiting week, see Waiting Week.

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How to Stop Your Work Registration

You can continue searching for jobs in WorkInTexas.com even if you stop your claim or get a full-time job.

Once you get a full-time job, notify Workforce Solutions of your new employer's name and your start date in one of the following ways:

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