New York State unemployment rate is a little bit lower than overall country unemployment rate. This April New York State unemployment rate was 8.2%, while country rate was 9.5%.
Latest New York State Unemployment Insurance Extension Update
June 17 update from New York State Department of Labor @
How to Apply for Unemployment Extension in New York State?
You may file a claim inbetween the hours of 7:30 am to 7:30 pm Monday thru Thursday (Eastern Time), Friday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm, all day Saturday, and Sunday until 7:00 pm.
You may claim benefits for last week inbetween the hours of 7:30 am to midnight Sunday thru Saturday. Hearing Impaired Individuals who have TTY/TDD (Telephone Device for the Deaf equipment) may file a claim by calling a relay operator at 1-800-662-1220 and requesting the relay operator to call the Telephone Claims Center at 1-888-783-1370. TTY/TDD users may request the relay operator to call 1-877-205-3119 to certify for weekly benefits. Only callers with