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Help available to NEMF employees

Published February 15. 2019 12:00PM


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

• 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.


Maybe Lehighton can coax Amazon to place their headquarters there.
I feel for these NEMF employees, been there many times. Chin up!

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