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How do I file an appeal for unemployment in Maine?

How do I file an appeal for unemployment in Maine?

If you wish to file an appeal of a decision, please do so in the following ways:

  1. Online by using the ReEmployME system.
  2. By email at [email protected]
  3. By calling 1-207-621-5001.
  4. By fax at 207-287-5949.

How do I unlock my Maine unemployment?

If you have been locked out of your account you will need to contact the Bureau of Unemployment at, Telephone: 1-800-593-7660 (toll-free) TTY Maine Relay: 711 Customer Service Available Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or for Online Inquiry: Submit your issue directly to our system.

Will Maine unemployment be extended?

The Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program previously provided up to 24 weeks of additional benefits to claimants who exhausted their regular state Unemployment Insurance benefits. Now, it will provide up to 53 weeks through September 4, 2021.

How do I reset my Maine unemployment password?

To change your password:

  1. Go to the ReEmployME log in page.
  2. Click on the Forgot Password link.
  3. Use the temporary password sent to your email to log in to ReEmployME.
  4. You will be prompted to enter your new password. Be sure to use one unique to your unemployment account.

How long do unemployment appeals take?

You will get the Referee’s decision in the mail, about one to two weeks after the hearing. You have 15 days from the date the decision was mailed to file a further appeal to the Unemployment Compensation Board of Review. Again, be careful in your request for appeal.

How do I contact Maine unemployment?

Telephone Number for New & Weekly Unemployment Claims Toll-Free: 1-800-593-7660 (Customer service available Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.)

What is the waiting period for unemployment in Maine?

one week
– Waiting-Period Week: Maine law requires a one week “waiting period” prior to paying benefits. You MUST file a Weekly Certification for this week, but you will not receive a benefit payment for the week. The first week in your new benefit year will normally serve as your waiting period.

What is the maximum unemployment benefit in Maine?

$462
The minimum state UI weekly benefit amount is currently $80, and the maximum is $462. The minimum weekly benefit amount under the federal PUA program is $172 and the maximum $462. Essentially, a person who earned $10,000 per quarter, and was otherwise eligible for unemployment benefits, would receive $454 per week.

How long is the waiting period for unemployment in Maine?

How do I change my unemployment password?

Password Recovery and Account Security

  1. Go to the Benefit Programs Online login page.
  2. Enter your email.
  3. Select Log In.
  4. Select Forgot Password to begin the process of setting your new password.

How to contact the Bureau of unemployment in Maine?

If you have been locked out of your account you will need to contact the Bureau of Unemployment at, Telephone: 1-800-593-7660 (toll-free) TTY Maine Relay: 711 Customer Service Available Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or for Online Inquiry: Submit your issue directly to our system.

When does the extended unemployment program end in Maine?

The program is payable for weeks ending January 2, 2021, through September 4, 2021. COVID-19 has created the need for extended unemployment, and there are now a number of people who are coming to the end of their benefit year. If you filed your unemployment claim a year ago, your benefit year may be expiring soon.

Is there an income tax exemption for unemployment in Maine?

The Maine Legislature has approved an income tax exemption of up to $10,200 per recipient of unemployment compensation benefits received during 2020 from Maine individual income tax for taxpayers with a federal adjusted gross income of less than $150,000.

Where can I file a new unemployment claim?

If your claim is active, you may file your claim for the week that has just ended and/or the previous week on online at www.file4ui.com; then, under Featured Links, click on File a New or Weekly Unemployment Claim Online, or call 1-800-593-7660 any time after 12:01 AM, Sunday morning.