Help available to NEMF employees
There are three ways New England Motor Freight employees can file for unemployment following the company’s closure on Friday.
• Online: Workers can file for unemployment beginning Sunday at www.uc.pa.gov
• By phone: Call the Unemployment Compensation service center at 1-888-313-7284 beginning Tuesday due to the Presidents Day holiday on Monday. Hours to file are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 8 a.m. to noon Fridays.
• By phone: Through the Unemployment Compensation courtesy phones at CareerLink, 69 Broadway, Jim Thorpe, beginning Tuesday due to the holiday on Monday. Business hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
For more information on employment claims, a meeting with affected workers has been set for 1-4 p.m. Wednesday at the Orioles Community Center, 475 Orioles Drive, Lehighton.