Welcome to the Jobcase resource center for unemployment in Massachusetts. 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 Massachusetts Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA) runs the state’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) program.
The fastest way to file a claim is online. You may file daily from 6AM - 10PM
To file a claim online, you must create an account on the UI Online portal. Start here
You can also file for unemployment benefits or get help with your application by calling the TeleClaim Center. The number you call depends on your area code:
The TeleClaim Center hours are 8:30AM – 4:30PM, Monday–Friday.
Please follow the call-in schedule below:
Last digit of your Social Security Number (SSN) - Assigned day to call the TeleClaim Center:
|Day of the Week to call||Last Digit of SSN|
|Wednesday||4, 5, 6|
|Thursday||7, 8, 9|
|Friday||Any last digit|
To apply for unemployment, you need to provide personal information including
For tutorials on how to apply online
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.