ReEmployME will undergo maintenance beginning on Wednesday, 01/26/2022

ReEmployME will undergo maintenance beginning on Wednesday, 01/26/2022, from 6:30 pm EST to 1:30 am EST. ReEmployME online accounts, filing and the automated phone filing system will be unavailable during this time. Please plan accordingly.

ReEmployME Validation for unemployment claimants

Unemployment Claimants: When you log into your ReEmployME account, you may see a message requesting that you validate your email and other address information. Please do so at your earliest convenience to ensure you receive all communications regarding your unemployment claim.

2021 1099-G FAQS

If you received unemployment insurance in 2021, 1099-G documents are now available in your online ReEmployME account correspondence.

They are also being physically mailed. Answers to common 1099-G questions can be found here: https://www.maine.gov/unemployment/docs/2021/20211099TaxesFAQ.pdf

New Look for your ReEmployME home page!

The ReEmployME home page will be changing! For more information, download the informational document (PDF)

UI Stakeholder Group Pursuant to Public Law 2021 Chapter 456

To visit the UI Stakeholder Group committee web page, please go to https://www.maine.gov/unemployment/stakeholders/

2021 Barriers to Employment Survey Results

In July 2021, the Maine Department of Labor circulated a brief survey to better understand the barriers faced in returning to work.

How to provide your Proof of Employment

The federal Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act of 2020 requires that the Maine Department of Labor verify the identity of all new PUA applicants before the claim is processed. It is also a federal requirement that PUA recipients provide proof of employment.

For more information, please visit the PUA ID and Employment Verification web page.


Unemployment Insurance


The Bureau of Unemployment Compensation contributes to economic stability by providing temporary employer-funded benefits to eligible individuals while they seek re-employment. We operate an accessible, integrity-driven program in a timely and accurate manner.