Unemployment Insurance: North Carolina
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Nancy Hatch Woodward, Nancy Hatch Woodward Communications
- Most employers doing business in North Carolina are subject to North Carolina's Employment Security Law. See Employer Coverage.
- Claimants must meet certain requirements in order to be eligible for unemployment benefits. See Employee Eligibility.
- Under certain circumstances, workers may not qualify for unemployment benefits. See Disqualification From Benefits.
- Unemployment benefits may last for up to 20 weeks. See Benefits.
- Employers must provide employees access to unemployment benefits information. See Notice and Posting Requirements.
- Employers must maintain certain records related to unemployment compensation. See Recordkeeping Requirements.