RI Department of Labor and Training
 MEDIA ADVISORY
 

Systems upgrade to affect Income Support services this weekend

April 18, 2012

Online claims-filing for Unemployment Insurance and Temporary Disability Insurance will be unavailable from 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20 to midnight on Saturday, April 21, due to a networking systems upgrade at the Department of Labor and Training.

Also during this time, claimants will not be able to certify for weekly payments through either the internet or the automated telephone system.

 

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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