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CARES Act - Impact on Vermonters

On Friday, March 27, 2020, the federal government passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act which included the expansion of those eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits. As the Department of Labor works to implement the various elements of the Act, please find information below about the impact on Vermonters. (click here for more information on the CARES Act)

Contact Information for Unemployment Insurance Division:

ESTABLISH INITIAL CLAIM: 1-877-214-3330 or 1-888-807-7072
FILE WEEKLY CLAIM: 1-800-983-2300
CLAIMANT ASSISTANCE: 1-877-214-3332

Additional Unemployment Insurance Contact Information