Our winter peak begins the week of November 24, 2019, and runs through the end of February 2020.
During this time, call wait times are higher than usual. If you file online, you will receive communication from the Department via email with detailed information about getting your claim processed and paid.
Please be sure your email address is accurate when filing.
IMPORTANT: You may have these documents translated or interpreted at no cost to you by contacting the Unemployment Insurance Service Center at 401-243-9100 and selecting one of the following language options: Spanish, Portuguese, Cambodian, or Hmong. If you need assistance in a language that is not listed, please contact 401-243-9100 and a representative will assist you.