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New York State Department of Labor resolves unemployment benefit certification issue

Unemployment
Posted at 9:55 AM, Jan 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-03 20:42:55-05

NEW YORK (WKBW) — The New York State Department of Labor says it has resolved an issue that was preventing people from getting their unemployment benefits certified, Sunday morning.

7 Eyewitness News has received numerous messages from viewers who were receiving error messages when attempting to certify their unemployment benefits online and over the phone.

The state now says that those who were receiving error messages will now be able to have their unemployment benefits certified.

The DOL says you can certify this week until Saturday, January 9th.

You can access the New York State Department of Labor's website by clicking here or by calling 833-324-0366 (for PUA) or 888-581-5812 (for UI).