During this time we understand that many people are out of work and looking for resources below you will find information regarding applying for Unemployment Insurance in NY State and also information on local resources in Broome County that may assist you during this time. To file for Unemployment Insurance go either to www.labor.ny.gov/signin or call the toll-free number 1-888-209-8124.
The 'Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and. Economic Security' or 'CARES' Act expanded Unemployment Benefits:
For more info visit: https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/cares-act.shtm
Direct Link to answers for Frequently Asked Questions: https://www.labor.ny.gov/ui/pdfs/ui-covid-faq.pdf
Under the CARES Act you are eligible for unemployment benefits. Click the link below for guidance on how to answer questions for the online unemployment benefits application: