The Minnesota Unemployment Insurance Law provides an opportunity for a fair and impartial hearing to any party who disagrees with a determination issued by the Minnesota Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program. The Appeal Hearing Guide explains how the appeal hearing process works.
Appeals must be filed electronically, mailed, or faxed within the timeframe specified on the determination to be appealed. Instructions for filing an appeal are printed on all determinations.
An appeal submitted online or by fax is not considered filed until the department actually receives it. The following are the progression of appeals:
Videos about the appeal process:
If you remain unemployed, it is important to continue to make requests for benefit payments every week while awaiting a final decision. You can only be paid for weeks that have been properly requested.