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Federal benefit programs expired on September 4th. Learn about what this means for you.

File an Unemployment Claim

To apply for regular unemployment insurance, click the button below. You'll be taken to the 10 Things You Should Know page to start the application process.

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) applications are being accepted until October 6th, 2021. However, PUA benefits are only payable retroactively through the week ending September 4th, 2021. Learn more and file a PUA claim online.

Once you have filed a claim for regular unemployment benefits, return to this page and click:

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What Every Worker Should Know About Unemployment Insurance:

I Filed My Claim What Happens Now: 

Understanding the UI Finding Letter: 

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