Your unemployment check may be pending or delayed for a number of reasons, from failure to comply with work search requirements to receiving additional income. Depending on the reason for the delay, there may be steps you can take to resolve the matter and get your payments back on track.Will unemployment benefits be extended?
In the United States, federally mandated unemployment compensation typically lasts 26 weeks. However, it may not be possible for you to find work during that time, and you might need extended benefits. During times of high unemployment, states may extend unemployment benefits by a few weeks to a few months.How can I check the status of my unemployment claim?
To check your claim status or confirm your payment: Log on to Unemployment Benefits Services. Select Claim and Payment Status. Call Tele-Serv at 800-558-8321 and select Option 2. If you receive payment by direct deposit, call your bank or credit union or log on to their web site.