> New York Unemployment Insurance
Unemployment insurance benefits provide temporary financial assistance to workers unemployed through no fault of their own that meet New York's eligibility requirements.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must have worked in New York during the past 12 to 18 months and have earned at least a minimum amount of wages as determined by our guidelines. You must also be able to work and available for work each week that you are collecting benefits.
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information:
For out of the State residents call:
In order to establish your unemployment insurance claim, please visit:
For more information, please visit our web site at:
If you have questions, please call the Telephone Claims Center at:
New York Department of Labor