On September 6, 2021, the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) programs are scheduled to expire. The final payable week is the benefit week ending September 4, 2021.
Governor Doug Ducey and DES have announced Arizona’s Back to Work Program, which provides child care assistance, return-to-work bonuses and educational incentives for eligible individuals. DES also provides a variety of workforce services and additional child care assistance for families. Learn more about Arizona's Back to Work program.
Effective Sunday, August 22, the DES Unemployment Insurance (UI) Call Center and the ID.Me manual verification phone line will no longer be operational on Sundays. For questions about unemployment, please contact the UI Call Center between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday at 1-877-600-2722.