RI Department of Labor and Training

MEDIA ADVISORY
 

DLT announces expanded Call Center Hours


February 12
, 2014

Effective Monday, February 17th, the Department of Labor and Training will expand its Unemployment Insurance Call Center hours of operation. This change will result in the Call Center being open an additional two hours per week.

Unemployment Insurance Call Center hours of operation will be:

  • Monday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Wednesday closed
  • Thursday 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Friday 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Claimants may also file new claims or reopen/refile claims online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at www.dlt.ri.gov. The department recommends claimants file online for speedier processing of their claims.

 

ABOUT DLT: The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information on the programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov.

 

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