Stop your unemployment benefits

Did you go back to work full time? Learn how to stop requesting weekly benefits.

Department of Unemployment Assistance

Phone

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

To request weekly benefits, daily 6 a.m.–10 p.m.

To check your claim or benefit payment status

The Details of Stop your unemployment benefits

What you need for Stop your unemployment benefits

When you return to work full time or want to stop requesting benefits for any reason, make your final request and then stop requesting. That’s all you need to do.

  • You don’t need to notify DUA
  • If you become unemployed again, you can always reopen your existing claim or file a new claim

How to cancel Stop your unemployment benefits

When you return to work full time or want to stop requesting benefits for any reason, simply make your final request and then stop requesting.

You do not need to notify DUA of your decision to stop requesting benefits.

When you return to work full time or want to stop requesting benefits for any reason, simply make your final request and then stop requesting.

You do not need to notify DUA of your decision to stop requesting benefits.

More info about Stop your unemployment benefits

Keep your UI Online password and unemployment debit card in a safe place in case you become unemployed again.

Keep the address on your UI Online account up to date after you stop requesting benefits. Even after you stop collecting benefits:

  • Your account may still be audited
  • We may need to contact you

Contact for Stop your unemployment benefits

Address
Boston Walk-In Center
Charles F. Hurley Building, 19 Staniford St., Boston, MA 02114
Phone

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

To request weekly benefits, daily 6 a.m.–10 p.m.

To check your claim or benefit payment status

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