BUC - Claimants

ReEmployME will undergo maintenance on Thursday, 07/18/2019

ReEmployME will undergo maintenance on Thursday, 07/18/2019 for approximately 7 hours 7:00 pm EST to 2:00 am EDT, 07/19/2019. ReEmployME online accounts, filing and the automated phone filing system will be unavailable during this time. Please plan accordingly.

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.

Download the Maine's Unemployment Insurance Guide.

Getting Started

In order to receive unemployment benefits, please complete the following steps:

What I need to file

  • An account in ReEmployME
  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your Alien Registration and expiration date
  • Employment Information
  • A valid email address

Benefits for using ReEmployME

Access your account online and avoid long wait times over the phone:

Frequently Asked Questions

Next Steps

To continue receiving unemployment benefits:

Filing Options

To file your Weekly Certification on the automated phone filing system:

  • Call 1-800-593-7660
  • Input your information
  • Login in to ReEmployME to complete your work search record

The automated phone filing system does NOT accept your work search record, therefore we recommend filing online. Failure to provide a work search record may result in denial of benefits.

Claimants who need help creating a ReEmployME account after launch can call a Technical Service Representative between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday except state and federal holidays, at 207-623-6765. Technical Service representatives can only answer questions about creating a ReEmployME account.

Claimants who need help filing a claim or to get information about a current claim can call a Customer Service Representative at 1-800-593-7660 between 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Monday through Friday except state and federal holidays.

Forms and Publications

  • ETA-858A (1) Weekly Request for Allowances Weekly Request for Allowances Only: Daily Travel/Subsistence for Trade Readjustment Allowances and North American Free Trade Agreement Programs.
    (Download Word) (Download PDF)
  • B-100 (DWB) Dislocated Worker Benefits Weekly Claim Form: Verification of attendance at training for Dislocated Worker Benefits claims. (Download Word) (Download PDF)
  • DWB-1 Dislocated Worker Benefits: Initial Application for Dislocated Worker Benefits.
    (Download Word) (Download PDF)
  • I-23 TRA Trade Readjustment Assistance Act - Work Search Requirements: Explanation of Work Search and Suitable Work Requirements under the Trade Readjustment Allowances and North American Free Trade Agreement Programs.
    (Download Word) (Download PDF)
  • ETA-858A (2) Weekly Request for Allowances and Attendance Form for TAA/TRA: Weekly Request for Benefits and/or Daily Travel/Subsistence Allowances (combined form) for Trade Readjustment Allowances and North American Free Trade Agreement Programs.
    (Download Word) (Download PDF)
  • TRA-17A Trade Readjustment Assistance Act (Brochure A): Explanation of benefits and allowances available for Trade Readjustment Allowances and the Trade Adjustment Assistance Programs. (For Trade Certifications Numbered 50,000 - 69,999 or 80,000+)
    (Download Word) (Download PDF)
  • TRA-17B Trade Readjustment Assistance Act (Brochure B): Explanation of benefits and allowances available for Trade Readjustment Allowances and the Trade Adjustment Assistance Programs. (For Trade Certifications Numbered 70,000)
    (Download Word) (Download PDF)
  • BD-4.7 (Web) Medical Information: This form can be used when medical information is required in order to process a claim for unemployment compensation.
    (Download Word) (Download PDF)