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Unemployment Insurance

File a Claim

Apply for regular unemployment insurance benefits online

Certify for Benefits

If you've already filed a claim, make sure to certify on time

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Unemployment Insurance Handbook

Resources

Find information on overpayments and overpayment waivers

Referrals to other services such as food, housing, and child care assistance

Find reference information about PUA, PEUC, FPUC, and MEUC

Details about the expected timeline for your unemployment claim

Important information on how to report and manage fraud and identity theft

Frequently used forms and publications for claimants

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