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File for Unemployment Benefits
 
IMPORTANT:  If you become unemployed due to coronavirus (COVID-19), you should file for unemployment benefits. Click here for more information. For frequently asked questions about coronavirus (COVID-19) for workers and employers click here.

**Please note: the start date for your claim is always on the Sunday of the week when you submit the application for benefits.  As a rule, claims are not backdated to your last day of work.**
 
     FOR QUICKER PAYMENT OF UNEMPLOYMENT
     BENEFITS PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS
 

Please select this service to file a NEW CLAIM or to
REOPEN an existing claim.
    

  Use this SERVICE FOR THE FOLLOWING:

  • File your Weekly/Continued Claim

  • Select/Change Direct Deposit or Debit Card

  • Check status of your most recent payment

  • View Payment History

  • PLEASE NOTE: This service does not support
    Weekly/Continued Claim filing.


Claimant's Guide to Unemployment Benefits
   
Effective October 6, 2019, the maximum weekly benefit rate (WBR) will be $649
 
quick Click - For Immediate Assistance Use These Links:
 
 
Next steps after filing your Unemployment Claim
 
Lost your Debit Card? Call Key Bank Customer Service at 1- 866-295-2955
 
*If you still have funds remaining on your Chase debit card, please click here
 
Pay Back Unemployment Compensation Overpayments Online
 
Upon filing for unemployment benefits via their home or mobile devices, some customers tell us that entities not associated with the Labor Department are offering bank services, sometimes in the form of a debit card. These services are not endorsed by the agency and may carry fees beyond our control. As a reminder, we offer two options for receiving unemployment benefits –  Direct Deposit or a KeyBank Debit Card – with both services offered through a bank under contract with us. We strongly encourage claimants to use one of these methods to receive benefits. 
 
Telephone assistance is not available for Unemployment Claims - please do not call 860-263-6000 for Unemployment Claims assistance.


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