The Idaho Department of Labor recognizes the impact of the coronavirus on employers and workers, and we are here to assist. We continue to offer services online and by phone. We will update this web page with resources and information for you as it becomes available.
On March 12, 2021, Pres. Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. This act extended the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program, and the Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC) program and contains a new federal income taxes provisions. Read the American Rescue Plan Act FAQs for other unemployment updates.
If you need assistance applying for unemployment insurance benefits, call the claims phone line at (208) 332-8942. When possible, we recommend you file for unemployment online using the Claimant Portal.
An Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider
Brad Little, Governor
Jani Revier, Director