How do I talk to an unemployment representative in Washington?

How do I talk to an unemployment representative in Washington?

Our new virtual assistant can answer basic questions about unemployment. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 888-429-0357 to speak with our automated virtual assistant.

How long does unemployment adjudication take in Washington state?

Q. Waiting for a decision on your claim for benefits? A. Most unemployment-insurance applicants receive benefit checks or a decision explaining why they are not eligible within three weeks of their initial application.

How do I find my WA ESD number?

Employment Security (ES) Reference Number

  1. You can find your ES Reference Number online or on the Tax Rate Notice mailed by the WA State Employment Security Department.
  2. If you’re unsure, contact the agency at (855) 829-9243.

How do I appeal my unemployment overpayment in Washington state?

You can call or email ESD’s Benefit Payments Control (BPC) at 866-697-4831 or [email protected]. Ask them to put collections on hold while your appeal is being decided. If you missed the deadline to file an appeal, you will have to show you had good cause for filing it late.

How long is the adjudication process in Washington State?

21 days
Normally adjudication takes 21 days, but the high number of applications has extended that wait by several weeks.

What does adjudication in progress mean in Washington state?

Have you filed for unemployment and received a notice that says, “adjudication in progress?” You’re not alone, and it could hold up your claim. Adjudication means there’s a discrepancy with your unemployment application, and a specially trained adjudicator needs to look at the claim to clear up the problem.

What is a ESD number Washington State?

Phone number 888-836-1900. Persons with hearing or speaking impairments can call Washington Relay Service 711.

What is a WA UBI number?

The Unified Business Identifier (UBI) is a 9-digit number issued to individuals and companies doing business in the State of Washington. The applicant must have this number prior to applying for assisted living facility licensure and/or contract.

Who qualifies for Pua Washington?

Are you unable to work from home or anywhere because you are the main caregiver to a child or household member who needs your constant and ongoing care; and they cannot attend school, daycare or other facility that is closed as a direct result of the COVID-19 public health emergency?

How many weeks can you collect unemployment in Washington state?

26 weeks
How long can people collect unemployment benefits in Washington state? A. During normal economic times, an individual may collect regular unemployment benefits for up to 26 weeks.

How many hours can I work and still collect unemployment in Washington state?

You must still meet the job-search requirements while working part-time. If you did not work more than 17 hours in any week in your base period, you may need to look for only part-time work. Working part-time usually extends the number of weeks you can draw benefits.

How long does adjudication take in Washington?

What is ESD WA gov?

Return to Organization list. The department helps Washington’s workers and employers succeed in the global economy by delivering superior employment services, timely unemployment benefits, and a fair and stable unemployment insurance system. Acronym: ESD. Website: