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NYS Department of Labor
If you lost your job and it was not your fault, you might be able to get unemployment insurance. Unemployment insurance will give you some money, based on what you earned. To get insurance, you must be looking for a new job. Unemployment gives temporary income to workers who lose their jobs. If you worked in New York State within the last 18 months, you have the right to file a claim for benefits You can claim your benefits weekly for up to 26 weeks while you are unemployed Requires a valid Social Security Number and government-issued ID card It takes three to six weeks from the time you file your claim to receive your first payment Apply online or by phone. You may be eligible if you can answer yes to these questions. Did you lose your job through no fault of your own (for example: you got laid off)? Did you work within the last 18 months? Are you ready, willing, and able to work immediately? Are you actively seeking work and keep a record (online or written) of your efforts? Do you have enough income from your most recent work to establish a claim?
Email the NYS Department of Labor Email NYS unemployment to get more information
To file for unemployment online: Create an account on NY.gov. Learn more about how to get a NY.gov ID. Login with your new NY.gov ID. Follow the instructions to file a claim. Submit your application. The Department of Labor will evaluate your claim for UI benefits and decide if you qualify. You can only file online during the following times: Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m - 7:30 p.m Friday: 7:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Weekends: Saturday 12:00 a.m - Sunday 7:00 p.m. You may also apply over the phone by calling the NYS Department of Labor at 888-209-8124, Monday \u2013 Friday, 8:00 a.m - 5:00 p.m.
Create an account on NY.gov. Learn more about how to get a NY.gov ID. Login with your new NY.gov ID. Follow the instructions to file a claim. Submit your application. The Department of Labor will review your claim for UI benefits and decide if you qualify. You can only file online during the following times: Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m - 7:30 p.m Friday: 7:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m. Weekends: Saturday 12:00 a.m - Sunday 7:00 p.m.
Ask for New York State Unemployment Insurance assistance. ; Visit the NYS Unemployment Insurance website for more information. Call 888-469-7365 if you have questions about unemployment benefits. Email NYS unemployment to get more information.
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eligibility NYCHA residents
eligibility People with disabilities
eligibility Pregnant & new parents
required_document To file for unemployment benefits, you will need to provide proof of the following: Citizenship or immigration status: such as a work authorization card. Your identity and date of birth: such as a driver's license or non-driver's license ID. Your income (if any): such as your recent income tax, current pay stubs, or award letters.