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New York Unemployment Phone Number

Call our Telephone Claim Center, toll-free during business hours to file a claim (8 am to 5 pm, Monday – Friday)

  • 1-888-209-8124 (for New York State residents)
  • 1-877-358-5306 (for out-of-state residents)

In case you file by phone, the unemployment department offers translation services. Use your phone keypad to enter the number for the language you want. A voice recording will offer you the following choices:

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Creole
  • All other languages

Questions & Answers

  1. Kevin James says:

    Have I been approved for bebefits?

    When will I receive my benefir card?

    • Martin says:

      Please call the claims center/customer service of the labor dept. in your state for further information. We’re not a govt. agency.

  2. jackeline rodriguez says:

    when will i recieve my benifit card

    • Adrian says:

      Please contact the claims center of the labor dept in your state for status.

      (888) 209-8124 from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

  3. kathy says:

    If I get fired because my boss finds out I am looking for another job, am I eligible to collect unemployment?

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