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You may either file your initial claim by phone or in person.
Call the TeleClaim Center at 18776266800
if you are calling from the following area codes:
351, 413, 508, 774, and 978.
Call the TeleClaim Center at 6176266800
if you are calling from any other area code.
TeleClaim Center hours are Monday Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
If you choose to do so, you may file your claim in person at a WalkIn Center. There are locations throughout Massachusetts. Click on the following link to find the office nearest you: http://www.detma.org/offices/multisearch.asp
When you file a claim, you will need the following information:
An unemployment insurance orientation session will provide you with information about:
collecting unemployment insurance, being covered by health insurance while you are collecting UI, obtaining job search assistance, and applying for training to help you become reemployed.
Have you been discriminated against by a potential or current employer -- as a job applicant or current employee? To best protect your legal rights you should discuss your situation with an employment lawyer. Meet with a local employment for employees attorney sooner rather than later to protect your rights.