Unemployment Systems Comparison


Unemployment Systems Comparison
 Traditional Unemployment Insurance (UI) System  Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) System 
Workers with W2 wages who are unemployed through no fault of their own, and who meet work and wage requirements.

  • Workers who are self-employed, independent contractors, gig workers
  • Those seeking part-time employment
  • Those with not enough work history, or otherwise not eligible for any UI benefits
Apply for UI benefits online at: ui.nv.gov

Apply for PUA benefits online at: www.employnv.gov

Open M-F 8AM - 8PM
North: (775) 684-0350
South: (702) 486-0350
Rural: (888) 890-8211
Open M-F 8AM - 8PM / SAT 8AM - NOON
PUA Call Center
800-603-9681

    Filing online is the Safest, fastest way to submit a claim.  Please reserve phone lines for those who cannot file online.  For more information and for Frequently Asked Questions: detr.nv.gov/coronavirus and ui.nv.gov.