FOR ESP’S WHO HAVE BEEN NON-RENEWED
Please be aware that you are eligible to file for Unemployment Compensation on the day after the last day of school. The quicker you file the sooner your unemployment benefits will begin. This can take three to five weeks or more, so do not delay in signing up. This is a relatively new law that NEA-NH was instrumental in getting passed that means that ESP do not have to wait until the start of the next school year before they can collect Unemployment Compensation. ESP who have an individual contract to work the next school year cannot collect during the summer months, because they have the expectation of a job in the fall, but ESP who have been reduced or terminated should file with the State as soon as the school year ends.