Where do I find the time and date of the hearing?
The time and date of the hearing is located at the top of the first page of the Notice of Hearing.
The Notice of Hearing may be for a telephone hearing or an in-person hearing.
The Notice of Hearing packet is mailed to all parties (or their representatives) at least 10 business days prior to the scheduled hearing. This packet also contains the exhibits pertaining to the appeal.
The Notice of Hearing also provides written instructions for registering to attend a hearing.
Who must register for a hearing?
Everyone who is a party, representative or witness in an appeal MUST register to participate in an Unemployment Insurance hearing. Claimants, employers and representatives may register witnesses.
When do I register for the hearing?
You MUST register for a telephone hearing:
At least 15 minutes before the hearing time.
No earlier than one (1) business day before the hearing date.
If you do not register, the Administrative Law Judge may decide the appeal without your participation.
You MUST register for an in-person hearing:
How do I register?
There are three (3) ways to register:
Type the seven (7) digit appeal number (between the U and zeros)
Example: If the appeal number is U-1234567-001 type: 1234567
You will receive a confirmation number. Write down the number for future reference.
Call (602) 771-9019, or toll free 1 (877) 528-3330.
You must speak to a Customer Service Agent in order to register for the hearing by telephone.
DO NOT leave a message. Leaving a message will NOT register you for a hearing. You will not be able to participate in the hearing if you do not register.
You will NOT receive a confirmation number when you register by telephone.
3) If you are scheduled for an in-person hearing (refer to your Notice of Hearing to determine if you are scheduled for an in-person hearing).
Arrive at least 15 minutes before the time of the hearing at the office location printed at the top of the Notice and register with the receptionist.
If you are not in the office when the hearing begins the Appeals Board may decide the appeal without your participation.
What happens if I do not register for the telephone or in-person hearing?
You will not be able to participate in the hearing.
The Appeals Board may decide the appeal without your participation.
If you do not participate in the hearing, you will receive a written decision which includes appeal and reopening rights.
You may call (602) 771-9019, or toll free 1 (877) 528-3330 to speak to a docket officer for more information.