Vermont Department of Labor
Unemployment Insurance
Text Scam Alert
The Department is aware of a fraudulent communication sent by text relating to PUA. See the image below for more detail.
Reminders for Claimants
Do not click links from suspicious emails or text messages, or provide any information. If you are not sure if the communication is legitimate, please call the Department of Labor's UI Call Center to verify that it is the Department and not a fraudster.

Check the URL and make sure you are filing a claim on the correct website, and please remember to do so only through the Department of Labor website ( or by contacting the Claimant Assistance Center if you are unable to access the online portal.

Additional information and updates on fraud, including alerts from known scams and attempts to steal personal information, can be found on
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