If you think you are a victim of UI Fraud
NYS is encouraging all citizens to stay vigilant, monitor their mail, and should they notice anything suspicious coming from the NYSDOL in the mail (particularly when they have not claimed unemployment), they should report it to the Fraud Department by calling toll-free at (888) 598-2077, or click here for an online form.
Citizens are also encouraged to email the FBI branch in Buffalo if they have received a letter or related debit card contact at: [email protected] or call the number of the New York State Police Troop A Headquarters at (585) 344-6200.
Important Information for Unemployment Insurance Claimants:
DOL announced they will send texts or emails when:
- They have your claim
- Your claim is ready for you to certify
- Your benefits can be paid
Once you have an approved Claim
You MUST go into your account EVERY WEEK before Saturday and certify that you are still unemployed.
You can make your weekly certifications in 2 different ways:
- Click HERE to go into your website account
- Log in with your NY.Gov ID
- Click Unemployment Services on the My Online Services Page
- Claim Weekly Benefits
- Call (888) 581-5812 [for traditional unemployment insurance
Shared Work Program applicants
Additional Tips from @NYSLabor........The official Twitter account for the NYS Department of Labor:
For all other Unemployment Insurance questions not addressed above: