Before contacting our office please do the following as we will not be able to process Unemployment Claims, answer or determine eligibility but will be able to provide general information on Unemployment Compensation.
An order has been given to give relief to applicants who are not offered paid leave through their job, as well as those who have been quarantined by a medical professional, their employer, or whose employers must temporarily close. Those who apply for unemployment benefits under these circumstances will be exempt from the requirement that they be actively seeking work.
When filing for unemployment due to COVID-19 use the dedicated mass lay-off number: 2000180
Individuals who have been displaced due to the current Coronavirus Pandemic are urged to file for unemployment benefits by visiting www.unemployment.ohio.gov (24 hours/7 days a week access to claims) or call 877-644-6562 (Main Line)
To reset your pin contact 866-962-4064 - Have Driver License or State ID - Temporary Pin will be either emailed (if on file) or to mailing address (1 Reset Per Day)
Having issues accessing the unemployment site using a mobile device, go to bottom of page and change to a Full Site View.
Chat Line - www.unemployment.ohio.gov – available Chat Line for additional Unemployment Assistance