Unemployment Insurance

Unemployment Insurance (UI) is a federal/state insurance program financed by employers through payroll taxes. UI provides temporary income support to workers who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own and have earned enough wages within a specific base period to qualify.

Need assistance?

Completing this form is the fastest way to let us know that you are having trouble filing your claim, requesting payment, or accessing your UI Online account, or are experiencing any other issue with your claim. Once completed, someone from the Department will contact you within 2-3 business days at the number you provide.

UI Help Form

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(401) 415-6772
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