Unemployment Insurance (UI)

Though you are a federal employee, your unemployment insurance (UI) is managed by the State of your official duty station (Maryland, North Carolina, Montana, Arizona). If you are a remote employee, your UI will be determined by your locality area. Laws and policies vary across states, so if you have any questions regarding your UI, reach out to your respective State UI Office.


District of Columbia


North Carolina



West Virginia


Consult with your State UI Office or NIH Benefits contact for more information.

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