Q) I worked in NY but moved to Florida after my termination. How do I file a unemployment insurance benefit claim? W NY? I am already registered in NY. I know it can transfer butbI font know how to start it. Thank you.
A) According to NY Department of Labor: Promptly file your claim, in the first week that you lose your job. You must serve an unpaid “waiting period,” equal to one full week of unemployment benefits, before you receive payments. A delay in filing may cost you benefits.
How to File
It is best to apply for UI online. Sign in with your NY.GOV ID and follow the instructions to file a claim. You may file your claim:
Monday – Thursday from 7:30 am to 7:30 pm (Eastern Time)
Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Saturday – all day
Sunday until 7 pm
Call our Telephone Claim Center, toll-free during business hours to file a claim.
8 am to 5 pm, Monday – Friday