Unemployment Insurance Assistance

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Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

Learn more about what you need to know about filing for unemployment insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Unemployment Insurance Assistance
Get Your Benefits
File Your Initial Claim for Benefits

Unemployment Insurance is temporary income for eligible workers who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. File your claim the first week that you lose your job.

Certify For Weekly Benefits

You should certify for benefits for each week you remain unemployed, as soon as you receive notification from the DOL to do so. 

Benefits for Specific Professions

Contact Us
If you have questions about your unemployment insurance claim, or need help filing a claim, contact us.


Claimant Advocate Office

Advocates provide free, impartial and confidential services that help claimants, particularly those with limited English proficiency or other barriers, understand their rights and responsibilities under Unemployment Insurance Law.

Hearings & Appeals

If you are found ineligible to receive unemployment insurance benefits, you will receive a determination explaining the reason. If you disagree, you may request a hearing within 30 days from the date of the determination.

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