NYS hiring hundreds of additional workers to help process unemployment claims

New Yorkers have struggled to file for unemployment.

As hundreds of thousands of claims were filed, and countless others unable to be completed due to technical issues – the state is making changes.

New York is hiring hundreds of additional workers to help with unemployment claims.

Compared to this time last year, a claim increase of nearly 2,700% was observed.

The state notes that even if you can’t get through right away – your benefits will still be retroactive to the day you lost your job.


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