Unemployment Insurance Division

Paul Martin — Administrator


Unemployment Insurance Division

Mission Statement

It is our mission to administer programs that provide short-term economic relief to eligible workers from a fund financed by employers. This program not only lightens the burden of unemployment upon the worker and the worker's family, but also helps local communities maintain a stable workforce and economy. We provide this program with a commitment to truly serve the needs of employers and claimants; to continually improve service; and to seek excellence in all we do.

Featured News

Pandemic Assistance Credits Coming to an End
May 12, 2021
The State of Montana has opted to end its participation in all pandemic Unemployment Insurance programs, including assistance to reimbursable employers introduced by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic . . .
Apply for PUA
April 30, 2021
Self Employed, Contractors, and other individuals may qualify for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA). The user-friendly application can be accessed by going to mtpua.mt.gov and clicking on . . .
Make Benefit Overpayment Payments Online
April 28, 2021
Benefit overpayments can be paid online or over the phone using your credit or debit card.  Pay online or call (406) 444-5434 to pay over the phone.  
Notice of Amendment of ARM 24.11.478
January 04, 2021
Notice of Amendment of ARM 24.11.478 Pertaining to Unemployment Insurance Benefits Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic ...Read More
Fraud Alert
January 04, 2021
Fraud Alert: If you’re not an UI claimant and received mail from the program, either in your name or someone else’s, this can be a sign of fraud. ...Read More
Notice of Adoption
July 07, 2020
Notice of Adoption of New Rule I for UI Benefits Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic ...Read More
Notice of Adoption
April 07, 2020
Notice of Adoption of Temporary Emergency Rule V for UI ...Read More
COVID-19 Resource Guide
March 18, 2020
COVID-19 Resource Guide for Montana Employers and Employees ...Read More
Temporary Emergency Rules
March 18, 2020
Temporary emergency rules have been adopted to streamline Unemployment Benefits related to COVID-19 ...Read More
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