Unemployment Resources

In some states (maybe all states but the information is not updated) COVID-related UI claims are processed faster and can be more generous than unemployment insurance (for example, Rhode Island) but many state UI websites may not reflect this information as of March 23, 2020.

State Unemployment Website
Alabama https://www.labor.alabama.gov/

 

Alaska https://labor.alaska.gov/unemployment/COVID-19.htm

 

Arizona https://des.az.gov/services/employment/unemployment-individual

 

Arkansas https://www.dws.arkansas.gov/unemployment/ezarc/

 

California https://www.edd.ca.gov/about_edd/coronavirus-2019.htm

 

Colorado https://www.colorado.gov/cdle/unemployment

 

Connecticut http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/UI-online/index.htm

 

Delaware https://ui.delawareworks.com/

 

Florida http://www.floridajobs.org/

 

Georgia https://dol.georgia.gov/online-services

 

Hawaii https://labor.hawaii.gov/ui/

 

Idaho https://labor.idaho.gov/dnn/COVID-19

 

Illinois https://www2.illinois.gov/ides/Pages/COVID-19-and-Unemployment-Benefits.aspx

 

Indiana https://www.in.gov/dwd/19.htm

 

Iowa https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/updates-and-resources-about-covid-19

 

Kansas https://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/Home.aspx

 

Kentucky https://kcc.ky.gov/career/Pages/default.aspx

 

Louisiana https://www.louisianaworks.net/hire/vosnet/Default.aspx

Or call:  Claim Center at 866-783-5567

 

 

 

Maine https://www.maine.gov/unemployment/

 

Maryland https://www.dllr.state.md.us/employment/unemployment.shtml

 

Massachusetts https://www.mass.gov/unemployment-insurance-ui-online

 

Michigan https://www.michigan.gov/leo/0,5863,7-336-78421_97241_89980—,00.html

 

Minnesota https://www.uimn.org/applicants/needtoknow/news-updates/covid-19.jsp

 

Mississippi MDES: https://www.meds.ms.gov/ (website is down)

Or call the MDES Contact Center at 888-844-3577

 

Missouri https://labor.mo.gov/coronavirus

 

Montana http://uid.dli.mt.gov/

 

Nebraska https://neworks.nebraska.gov/vosnet/Default.aspx

 

Nevada http://ui.nv.gov/css.html

 

New Hampshire https://www.nhes.nh.gov/services/claimants/file.htm

 

New Jersey https://myunemployment.nj.gov/labor/myunemployment/covidinstructions.shtml

 

New Mexico https://www.dws.state.nm.us/MyWorkforceConnection

 

New York https://labor.ny.gov/unemploymentassistance.shtm

 

North Carolina https://des.nc.gov/need-help/covid-19-information

 

North Dakota https://www.jobsnd.com/unemployment-individuals/file-claim

 

Ohio http://jfs.ohio.gov/ouio/CoronavirusAndUI.stm

 

Oklahoma https://unemployment.state.ok.us/

 

Oregon  https://www.oregon.gov/employ/Pages/COVID-19.aspx

 

Pennsylvania https://www.uc.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx

 

Rhode Island http://www.dlt.ri.gov/ui/

 

 

 

South Carolina https://dew.sc.gov/

and

https://dew.sc.gov/docs/default-source/covid-19/coronavirus-and-unemployement-benefits.pdf?sfvrsn=9e21cba5_4

 

South Dakota https://dlr.sd.gov/ra/default.aspx

 

Tennessee https://www.tn.gov/workforce/covid-19/employees.html

 

Texas https://twc.texas.gov/news/unemployment-news

 

Utah https://jobs.utah.gov/ui/home

 

Vermont https://labor.vermont.gov/unemployment-insurance

 

Virginia http://www.vec.virginia.gov/node/11699

 

Washington https://esd.wa.gov/unemployment

 

West Virginia https://www.workforcewv.org/

 

Wisconsin https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/uiben/

and

https://dwd.wisconsin.gov/covid19/public/ui.htm

 

Wyoming http://www.wyomingworkforce.org/workers/ui/

 

Puerto Rico https://www.unemploymentofficelocations.net/puerto-rico-unemployment-department-ud52

and

https://www.trabajo.pr.gov/