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Unemployment Insurance Benefits - New York

Welcome to Unemployment Benefits for New York!

This site has helpful resources for the unemployed and those advocating for them.

UI Process iconUnemployment Insurance Process
Are you a claimant or an advocate looking for more information to help your client? Click here to walk through the process from application, maintaining eligibility, hearings and appeals to extensions.

UI resources iconUnemployment Insurance Resources (password-protected)
The library of all documents on the site. Browse here by topic or by type of document.

UI Decisions iconUnemployment Insurance Decisions (password-protected)
Find major Appeal Board decisions and summaries.

Logo for Non-Standard WorkersImmigrant & Non-Standard Workers
Find information about issues pertaining to limited English proficiency, part time, temporary, misclassified or cash earning workers here. Also find links to translated Dept of Labor documents.

Logo for Legislation pageLegislation
Get updates and information about our push to reform legislation Unemployment Insurance on a national and state basis. Find information on extension renewals as they make their way through Congress.

News iconNews
Media coverage of NY State unemployment and national coverage on the topic of unemployment.

Looking for Free Help for your UI Claim?

See our listing of free resources by clicking here.

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