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Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board

Mission Statement

The Unemployment Insurance (UI) Appeal Board decides issues of unemployment insurance benefit eligibility and unemployment insurance contribution liability. The Board and its administrative law judges who conduct hearings are independent of the Department of Labor in making these decisions. It is the mission of the UI Appeal Board and its administrative law judges to afford all parties a full and fair opportunity to be heard and to render decisions that are based on the record and are legally correct. The entire staff of the UI Appeal Board are dedicated to serving the public. If you would like additional information, please contact us.

Notice: Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board Rule 460.6 regarding attorney fees has been revised. Read the rule.

Meeting Notice

The NYS Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board will conduct a public session on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 250 Schermerhorn Street, 4th Floor, Brooklyn, NY. The public may also attend the meeting at the Troy Atrium, 49 Fourth Street, Suite 2006, Troy, NY. Please email your request to attend to: UIABBoardMeetingRequest@labor.ny.gov in order to gain entrance.