New York Unemployment Extension

Federally funded Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) has come to an end as of December 28, 2013. It will continue to remain unavailable unless the Senate passes further bills on it.

EUC is available to individuals who have exhausted regular benefits but still have not managed to find employment. EUC is subject to availability.

Extended benefits (EB) are state funded Re-employment Assistance programs designed to provide additional financial aid to individuals who have exhausted both regular UI benefits and EUC. EB too is subject to availability and is usually issued only during times of high unemployment rates. Unless the rate of unemployment is not above a certain percentage, EB is not given out. The rate that determine issual of EB varies from state to state.

As of now, both EB and EUC are unavailable in the state of NY. Claimants are requested to visit the DOL website to find out about currently available Re-employment Assistance plans.

More information on extension of unemployment benefits.


Under federal law, as of 2019, EUC benefits are no longer available.

Extensions for collecting UI payments are in effect only during periods of high unemployment and only if the state or federal government take specific action to provide extended benefits.

    • You may want to verify and validate the credentials of your paperwork filed.If you still think there is reduction in what you must have received,contact the claims center in your state.

  1. My start date for unemployment benefits was July 1, 2013. I am still job hunting (legal field). I am hoping to find something ASAP, but wondering if I am eligible for any extensions? Thank you.

    • My name is Colin Constantine and my benefits ran in January 2017 but i am still job hunting. Is it possible that i may be able to get an extention?

      • The E.U.C(Emergency Unemployment Compensation) remains expired. There is no extension available. Please inquire further with the labor authorities in your state by calling them.

  2. I would like to know is there any unemployment money do to me. I never understood the amount that was giving too me, I think there was a mistake in my unemployment from the beginning and I had no way of founding out. Hopefully I can be help now, if someone can check my documents. Thank You!!!

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