Question :
How do I appeal an Unemployment Insurance decision?
Answer :
If you or the employer disagrees with an Unemployment Insurance decision, either party has the right to appeal and present testimony to an administrative law judge. All appeals must be made in writing and signed, and be postmarked or received within 10 calendar days after the mailing date shown on the decision. You may mail your appeal to the Appeals Bureau, Iowa Workforce Development, 1000 E. Grand, Des Moines, IA 50319-0209, or fax it to (515) 242-5144. You may contact the Appeals Bureau at (515) 281-3747 or your local Iowa Workforce Development office to assist you in filing an appeal or answering general questions. More information is available online in the Unemployment Appeals area of this web site.

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