How long does it take to have a claim reviewed under school recess laws? April 24, 2021 21:28 Updated Each school recess claim must be reviewed. That process can take up to 14 weeks. Related articles I work for a school but I am not a teacher. Do school recess laws apply to me? What is a school recess period? I am a substitute teacher, but I worked very few hours at a school. Does my unemployment claim need to be reviewed? If I can’t use my school wages during a recess period, can I still receive unemployment benefits from my other job? I worked for Head Start and my claim is held up by school recess review laws. A friend of mine works for Head Start and has received their money. What is happening?