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File for unemployment by computer or smartphone

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Hoosiers whose jobs have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can file for unemployment assistance online via a computer or smartphone at, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development.

They can also call the unemployment insurance help line at (800) 891-6449.

Meanwhile, Gov. Eric Holcomb has announced that those residents who are currently receiving benefits and have received letters requiring them to attend a Reemployment Services Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) orientation workshop at their local WorkOne are now exempt from doing so through April 17.

For more information about COVID-19 and updates on Unemployment Insurance for workers and employers, visit

Several offices of the Northwest Indiana WorkOne system will be closed due to the impact of the current COVID-19 situation and as they follow compliance set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the State. However, individuals needing WorkOne assistance can still call their local WorkOne office, leave a message, and a staff member will return their call.


Posted 3/19/2020





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