• As a claimant, it is your responsibility to request weekly Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefit payment and to keep us informed about your employment status. Failure to report employment and wages while receiving UI benefits may result in penalties and/or prosecution. You must also comply with other requirements, as indicated.
  • You must inform DUA if you were sick, injured, attending school or were unable to work during any week for which you request benefits.
  • You may engage in some part-time work while you are receiving unemployment insurance, but you must report your gross earnings to DUA.
  • You have the right to appeal determinations made by DUA relating to your claim. In many instances, your employer also has the right to appeal. If either of you appeals within the period of time allowed by law, you will have the right to a hearing.
  • You also have the right to see any materials relating to your claim. Your UI records are considered confidential, and with some exceptions for your former employer(s), are not available to anyone unless you provide authorization to DUA.