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Watertown NY Unemployment Career Center Office provide individuals seeking employment all the latest tools to find and keep that special job. Employers will find assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interviews.
How do I qualify for NY unemployment insurance benefits?
To qualify for NY UI benefits you must:
Have enough employment to establish a claim
Have lost employment through no fault of your own
Be ready, willing, and able to work and
Be actively seeking work
Have worked in New York State within the last 18 months
Be authorized to work in the US and were authorized to work when you lost your job.
Are their additional help I can get while being unemployed in NY?
You can apply for additional help on Access NYC. Assistance can include:
Cash & Expenses
City ID Card
Help for People with Disabilities
How do I contact NY Department of Labor?
Contact NY Department Of Labor General Inquiries By Mail: NYS Department of Labor Building 12 W.A. Harriman Campus Albany, NY 12226 By Phone: (518) 457-9000 | (888) 4-NYSDOL (888-469-7365) | 711 TTY/TTD