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DLLR's Unemployment Insurance Appeals

 

Lower Appeals Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Unemployment Insurance Appeals

 
  1. How do I file an appeal from a benefit determination?
  2. I did not file for unemployment against this employer, why is there a hearing on this employer?
  3. I am not the appellant in this case, do I have to appear?
  4. Can I have a telephone hearing instead of an in-person hearing?
  5. Where will my hearing be held?

How do I file an appeal from a benefit determination?
The appeal must be filed in writing and it must be filed within 15 calendar days from the date the determination was mailed. All appeals must be in writing and submitted by mail or fax. The address to file your appeal is:

Appeals Division
1100 N. Eutaw Street, Room 505
Baltimore, MD 21201
Telephone # 410-767-2421
Fax # 410-225-9781.

The last date to file an appeal as well as the address to which the appeal should be filed is printed on both monetary and non-monetary determinations. Your signature must be included on the request for appeal. Appeals cannot be filed by e-mail. DO NOT SEND APPEALS OF BENEFIT DETERMINATIONS TO THE BOARD OF APPEALS.

I did not file for unemployment against this employer, why is there a hearing on this employer?
When you apply for benefits, all separations from employers in your base period year must be adjudicated. These employers may be responsible for part of your unemployment benefits and they have a right to appeal your allowance of benefits.

I am not the appellant in this case, do I have to appear?
You are not compelled to appear at this hearing. If you do not appear the hearing will go on without you. However, it is in your best interest to appear and give testimony as to the circumstances of the separation.

Can I have a telephone hearing instead of an in-person hearing?
The Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) provide that telephone hearings are allowed in cases where either party is located at least 50 miles from an unemployment insurance hearing site.

Where will my hearing be held?
The Lower Appeals Division hears cases all over the State of Maryland. The hearing site is based on the claimant's zip code. Our hearing sites and links to directions are listed below:

 
BALTIMORE
1100 N. Eutaw St., Rm. 511
Baltimore, MD 21201
Baltimore, MD 21201
BEL AIR
M. E. Risteau Multi Service Center
2 South Bond Street
Bel Air, MD 21014
COLUMBIA
7161 Columbia Gateway Dr., Ste. D
Columbia, MD 21046
EASTON
Bay Street Plaza
201 Bay St., Ste 301
Easton, MD 21601
EASTPOINT
7930 Eastern Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21224
ELKTON
Cecil County Workforce Center
1275 West Pulaski Hwy
Elkton, MD 21921
FREDERICK
Frederick County Bus. & Emp. Center
5340 Spectrum Dr., Ste. A
Frederick, MD 21703
GLEN BURNIE
7500 Ritchie Hwy., Ste. 305
District Ct. Building
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
HAGERSTOWN
14 North Potomac St.
Hagerstown, MD 21740
HUNT VALLEY
10946 Golden West Dr., Ste. 190
Hunt Valley, MD 21031
LARGO
9201 Basil Court
Largo, MD 20774
LAUREL
Laurel Executive Center
312 Marshall Ave
Laurel, MD 20707
PRINCE FREDERICK
200 Duke Street, Rm. 1400
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
WALDORF
175 Post Office Road
Waldorf, MD 20602
WESTMINSTER
224 N. Center St., Rm. 200A
Westminster, MD 21157
WHEATON
11002 Veirs Mill Road
Westfield South Office Building
Wheaton, MD 20902
 

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