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.
  • Report the date you expect to return to work by going to, selecting the Tell Us You're Hired link, and completing the message form.
  • 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 even if you stop your claim or get a full-time job. You also can stop your work registration, or allow it to automatically become inactive after 60 days with no logon.

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:

  • Go to
  • Contact your nearest Workforce Solutions office in person or on the telephone to share your good news.

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