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New Hampshire Employment Security

If you lost your job, contact the New Hampshire Employment Security (NHES) or call 1-800-852-3400. NHES is a state agency that provides unemployment compensation benefits, job training and placement if you are eligible.

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COVID - 19 Special Instructions:

  • Visit https://www.nhes.nh.gov/ -- See website for schedule to file claims based on the first letter of your last name.
  • Call 603-271-7700 -- Hotline open 8 AM to 8 PM Monday through Friday and 9 AM to 5 PM on Saturday and Sunday.

This information may have been updated. Call the Hotline number above for the latest instructions on applying for benefits related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Have you been denied unemployment insurance?

Read New Hampshire Legal Assistance's pamphlet called "What to Do? A Worker's Guide" to walk you through the appeals process if you are denied unemployment insurance.

If you have legal questions about your unemployment case, apply online or call 1-800-639-5290.

Date: 
July, 2015
Author: 
Legal Advice & Referral Center

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