To file an unemployment insurance claim, you can visit the Department of Labor website or call 1-888-209-8124.
The day you should apply for unemployment insurance is based on the first letter of your last name.
- A - F file on Monday
- G - N file on Tuesday
- O - Z file on Wednesday
- Missed your day? File on Thursday, Friday, or Saturday
Many folks are experiencing difficulties filing with the Department of Labor to complete unemployment insurance claims. Please keep in mind that your claim will be backdated to your last day of employment and that you will receive your full benefit amount. Call my office for additional assistance.
The DOL has expanded its staff and streamlined the application process. They are now reaching out to applicants within 72 hours of filing instead of having applicants call to complete their claims.
Fill out the Workforce1 Virtual Services form to connect with professionals from Workforce1 about employment opportunities and their services.
TLC Delivery Driver Jobs
The city is recruiting TLC-licensed drivers through DeliveryTLC to help with work related to COVID-19, such as delivering food to older adults. This work will be paid $15/hour plus reimbursement for gas and tolls. Drivers will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The following employers are recruiting:
Can you operate a sewing machine? Are you a seamstress temporarily laid off and in need of immediate work? Alphapointe in Richmond Hill needs sewers. Permanent or temporary jobs are available.
The Queens Connect program provides a 6 week culinary and workforce readiness training to young adults between the ages of 18-24 years old that are currently out of school and out of work. Please reach out to Lucy Mansilla at 929-213-6646 or firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or to set up a virtual info session.
Advanced Care Staffing
They are conducting phone interviews and sending out online applications. They seek CNAs, LPNs and RNs in all boroughs.
Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services
They are seeking full time and part time direct support professionals in the Bronx to support two of their child age group homes. The ideal candidate will have a driver's license and HS Diploma/GED. The salary is $16.06 per hour The interviews are taking place via phone/video conference.
The following organizations are looking for volunteers:
iMentor is seeking volunteers to mentor students who have had their personal and academic lives disrupted by the COVID-19 crisis. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, attend an upcoming virtual mentor orientation and start your online application. If you have any questions, you can reach out to Steven Joseph, Manager of Corporate & Community Engagement, at email@example.com.