Unemployment for Business


Login or register for the Unemployment Insurance Employer Account System (UI EASY) to file quarterly Contribution and Wage Reports and make electronic payments.

Learn about taxes

Find out if you need to pay unemployment insurance taxes and how tax rates are determined.

Control Costs

Reduce employee turnover to minimize your contribution rates and benefit charges.

File Reports

Review employer reporting requirements and file unemployment insurance reports.

Comply with Construction Project Risk Protection

General and prime contractors, or the owners, of major construction projects must post a surety bond or irrevocable letter of credit with Job Service North Dakota before work on a project begins.


Download forms for contribution and wage reporting, determination of liability, business termination and more.


Access the Employer Handbook, frequently asked questions and other unemployment resources for businesses.

Unemployment for Business Field Representatives

Our staff is available to answer your questions at any of the following locations: Bismarck, Jamestown, Grand Forks, Devils Lake, Minot & Dickinson.

What if I Disagree with a Job Service decision?

Right of appeal

Employers and claimants have the right to appeal all notices, determinations, and decisions made by Job Service. The hearing is your opportunity to offer evidence and provide testimony in your case.

Employer Responsibilities for Employee Separations

Under state and federal law, North Dakota employers are required to issue a notice to Job Service North Dakota in the case of employment separation due to layoffs or other labor disputes.