last updated August 11, 2003

I Want To Appeal. How Long Do I Have?
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StateHow Many Days Do I Have To Make My First Appeal?Who Do I Appeal To?How Many Days Do I Have To Make My Second Appeal?Who Do I Appeal To?
AL 15 Admin. Hearing 15 Board of Appeals
AK 30 Referee 15 Dept. of Labor
AR 20 Appeals Tribunal 30 Board of Review
AZ 15 Appeals Tribunal 20 Appeals Board
CA 20 Admin. Law Judge 20 Appeals Board
CO 15 Hearing Officer 15 Indust. Claims Appeals Office
CT 21 Referee 21 Board of Review
DE 7 Referee 10 Appeal Board
DC 10 Examiner 10 Office of Appeals and Review
FL 20 Referee 20 Appeals Commission
GA 15 Admin. Hearing 15 Board of Review
HI 10 Referee n/a (no 2nd administrative appeal)
ID 14 Examiner 14 Industrial Commission
IL 30 Referee 30 Board of Review
IN 20 Admin. Law Judge 18 Review Board
IA 10 Admin. Law Judge 15 Appeal Board
KS 16 U.I. Judge 16 Board of Review
KY 15 Referee 15 Unemployment Insurance Comm.
LA 15 Admin. Law Judge 15 Board of Review
ME 15 Hearing Officer 15 Unemployment Insurance Comm.
MD 15 Examiner 15 Board of Appeals
MA 10 Examiner 30 Board of Review
MI 30 Referee 30 Board of Review
MN 30 R. I. Judge 30 Commissioner Economic Security
MS 14 Referee 14 Board of Review
MO 30 Referee 30 Industrial Commission
MT 10 Referee 10 Board of Labor Appeals
NE 20 Admin. Law Judge n/a (no 2nd administrative appeal)
NV 10 Appeals Tribunal 10 Board of Review
NH 14 Appeals Tribunal 14 Appellate Board
NJ 10 Examiner 10 Board of Review
NM 15 Hearing Officer 15 Board of Review
NY 30 Admin. Law Judge 20 Appeal Board
NC 15 Referee 10 Economic Security Commission
ND 12 Referee 12 Job Service Bureau
OH 21 Hearing Officer 21 Review Commission
OK 10 Hearing Officer 10 Board of Review
OR 20 Referee 20 Employment Appeals Board
PA 15 Referee 15 Board of Review
RI 15 Referee 15 Board of Review
SC 10 Admin. Hearing 10 Economic Security Commission
SD 15 Admin. Law Judge 15 Secretary of Labor
TN 15 Referee 15 Board of Review
TX 14 Hearing Officer 14 Workforce Commission
UT 10 Admin. Law Judge 30 Workforce Appeals Borad
VT 30 Referee 30 Economic Security Board
VA 30 Examiner 30 Employment Commission
WA 30 Admin. Law Judge 30 Economic Security Commission
WV 8 Admin. Law Judge 8 Board of Review
WI 14 Admin Law Judge 21 Labor & Indust. Review Comm.
WY 15 Examiner 15 Unemployment Insurance Comm.