Helping Unemployed Collect Benefits 

The state wants to help unemployed residents collect their benefits.Friday, unemployment representatives will be available to help workers with any questions they may have.Maine’s labor commissioner says claim centers will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.Changes in federal unemployment programs delayed benefit payments for some people.If you can’t make it Friday you can file a claim online at You can also call 800-593-7660 for more information.