Unemployment Compensation: The Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees Program (UCFE) is administered by each state under separate agreements with the U.S. Secretary of Labor. Although unemployment compensation benefits vary from state to state in accordance to each state's employment security law, each state law requires that a claimant:
Be unemployed or be employed less than full-time as defined by the state employement security law with earnings less than an amount specified in the state law.
Register for work and file an unemployment compensation claim at a local state employment security office.
Have worked a specified amount of time or have earned a specified amount of wages, or both, within a certain period.
Be able to work.
Be available for work.
Be actively seeking work.
Report periodically to the local state employment security office.
For more information contact your state employment security office or consult the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM) at USPS.com. Click here!