Unemployment Insurance Contact Information for New York State and New Jersey

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, many displaced workers in New York and New Jersey are seeking contact information for those states' Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims departments and for UI legal services.

(Disclaimer:  The National Employment Law Project and this website are not legal services providers.  We do not provide legal assistance or legal advice.  For legal services relating to Unemployment Insurance please contact the legal services agencies noted below on this page.)

 

New York State

Click here for NY State Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Online Claims Services

For telephone filing or claims inquiries call 1-888-209-8124.  Out-of-state residents call 1-877-358-5306.

New Jersey

Click here for New Jersey State Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance Online Claims Information

For telephone filing or claims inquiries call:

201-601-4100 (northern NJ)

732-761-2020 (central NJ)

856-507-2340 (southern NJ)

 

Legal Services Contacts

Legal Services NYC unemployment hotline: 646-442-3332

Legal Aid Society: Employment Law Project (212) 577-3300

Legal Services of NY (212) 431-7200

Legal Services NJ statewide hotline: 1-888-LSNJ-LAW (http://www.lsnj.org/StatewideHotline.aspx)