Unemployment Insurance Claim Hearing Paper

Notice of Hearing

Notice of Hearing

How Will I Be Notified?

How will I be notified of a hearing?

A hearing notice will be mailed to all involved parties and their representatives at least 14 days in advance of the scheduled hearing.

Read the Notice

Read the Notice of Hearing carefully.

The Notice of Hearing will have the following important information:

  • ALJ Case Number(s)
  • Names and addresses of all parties who will be attending the hearing
  • The Date and Time of the hearing
  • The location of the hearing
  • How each Party will appear at the hearing (in person or by telephone)
  • The Purpose of the Hearing


Special Instructions. Read the Special Instructions carefully. They will advise you to produce documents or witnesses at the hearing.  If you are unable to produce these documents or witnesses at the hearing, be prepared to explain why you were unable to produce them. Special Instructions may appear on the front or reverse sides of the Notice of Hearing.

Phone or Address Change

What if my phone number is different than what is listed on my hearing notice?

Call the hearing office as soon as possible to update your telephone number. The hearing office phone number is listed on the top of the Notice of Hearing. 

Can I Participate by Phone?

Can I participate by telephone?

If your hearing notice says to appear at the hearing office, you should try to do so.  If you are unable to attend in person, you should call or fax the hearing location at the top of the Notice of Hearing and request a phone hearing.  Explain why you need a phone the phone hearing. You will be told if you are permitted to participate by telephone.

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