West Virginia Unemployment Phone Numbers
Sometimes you just have to talk to a live person to get answers to your questions. Call 1-800-379-1032 to file an Unemployment Compensation or you can also call the claims office that serves your area.
Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 9:00 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday. Benefit payments may be delayed due to holidays observed by state government, banks and postal service.
Be prepared for long wait times because many people try calling the claim offices. Have patience and you will get through to someone who can help you. Even though it is annoying to wait so long, be polite to the person you get connected to and you will get a lot more help.
When you call the WY unemployment claim offices, make sure that you have the following information:
- Social security number
- Personal Identification Number (PIN)
- Dates of employment
- A pen or pencil, and paper – to take notes