Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Arkansas. If you are here, you are probably trying to figure out your unemployment benefits to keep you afloat during this challenging time. Applying for unemployment benefits can be complicated, so we put together these resources to help you navigate.
The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services (ADWS) runs the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.
The fastest way to file a claim is online. UC Online accounts are used to file claims, access the Claimant Inbox, report wages, view correspondence, and more. Online filling can not be done on mobile phones.
Filing hours are 6AM - 6PM each day.
For initial filing, UI hotline is available from 8AM - 3:30PM, Monday through Friday: 1-844-908-2178
After making your initial claim, you can use the automated system (ARKline) for weekly fillings: 1-501-907-2590
Tutorial on how to use ARKline for weekly filing can be found here
To apply for unemployment, you need to provide personal information including
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Good luck, we're here to help! Information is changing quickly. Please consult the state's applicable website provided above to be sure the information is valid.