Vermont

Vermont Unemployment Agency Contact Information

Dealing with unexpected unemployment is often rather difficult particularly now coupled with a struggling economy that shows no signs of improvement. Fortunately, workers in the US may be eligible for unemployment compensation and receive temporary financial assistance. In the state of Vermont, workers should contact the Vermont Department of Unemployment as soon as possible by telephone, online, or via postal mail to begin the process of applying for benefits.

The phone number for the unemployment agency in Vermont to file an initial claim or to re-open an old claim is 1-877-214-3330. Vermont's toll free claimant assistance line answers Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and on Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm except for holidays.

When calling the Vermont office of unemployment phone number you should have your contact information, Social Security number, and work history available. You must provide information for all of your employers over the last 18 months along with your gross earnings to your local unemployment office.

To file your weekly unemployment claim via the telephone, the phone number for the unemployment agency to call is 1-800-983-2300. The weekly continued claims line is also in service Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm and on Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

If you have questions or concerns about an existing Vermont unemployment claim, call 1-877-214-3332.

Although there is no Vermont unemployment agency email address to use for inquiries or for claims, the state's comprehensive website is full of useful information and helpful links to take advantage of. Log onto the main site at: http://labor.vermont.gov/.

You may file your claim with the Vermont agency for unemployment online anytime from 12:01 am Sunday through 4:30 pm Friday at this website; https://uipublic.labor.vermont.gov/Claimantportal/portal/login.aspx.

To register with the Vermont agency for unemployment and use their online services you will need to create a personal identification number and enter your Social Security number.

If you need to file your unemployment claim by mail, which is the slowest of the three methods, write to:

Vermont Department of Labor

ATTN: Mail Claims

PO Box 189

Montpelier, VT 05601-0189

To contact the Vermont Department of Unemployment via postal mail with questions, write to:

Vermont Department of Labor

5 Green Mountain Drive

PO Box 488

Montpelier, VT 05601-0488

Finally, if you need to fax something to the department, the Vermont office of unemployment phone number to use is 802-828-4000.


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