PEUC Unemployment Extension
If your current unemployment benefits are exhausted and you still have time left in your benefit year you can click here to apply for a 13-week federal extension of benefits called Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation, or PEUC.
Click here to learn more about PEUC and how to apply.
If you are self-employed, an independent contractor or typically file a Form 1099, you can apply for COVID-19 related unemployment assistance, known as Pandemic Unemployment Assistance, or PUA. This is assistance for people who do not qualify for regular Unemployment Insurance.
Click here to learn more about PUA and how to apply.
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Job Service North Dakota is currently assessing the Executive Orders issued on August 8 regarding a “Lost Wages Assistance Program.”
When we have additional information, we will update claimants on our website, social media platforms, and directly via claimant communications.
Package includes $59M for cities and counties, $97M for health programs, $100M to keep Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund solvent
This announcement is for the purpose of establishing a list of qualified apprenticeship applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or sex. Apprentices will be selected according to qualifications alone.
Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation is scheduled to end the week of July 25, 2020
BISMARCK, N.D. – Gov. Doug Burgum today signed an executive order restoring the work registration and search requirements for individuals seeking unemployment benefits, effective July 26.
Due to the 4th of July holiday, benefit payments which would have been processed on Friday July 3rd, will not be processed until Monday July 6th.
This is a Fraud Alert from the Office of Inspector General at the U.S. Department of Labor.
Unprecedented claim volumes are driving a dramatic increase in fraudulent unemployment claims across the country – North Dakota included.
Job Service North Dakota uses multiple types of fraud identification and prevention tools, but the most effective fraud prevention tool available is North Dakota’s employers.
BISMARCK, N.D. – Job Service North Dakota reported that labor statistics released today show North Dakota’s April not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 9.2 percent. The unemployment rate increased 6.5 percent between March and April. April 2019’s rate was 6.7 percent lower than the current rate.
FAQs updated as quickly as possible.
Beginning Thursday, May 14, letters are being sent to applicants who have submitted claims for PEUC aid since April 4, when Job Service North Dakota began accepting PEUC applications. The letter can also be found by logging into UI ICE and checking the "Correspondence" tab.
Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) is now accepting certifications from qualified applicants
Job Service North Dakota has successfully implemented programming to accept two new Pandemic-related claim types provided by the recently passed federal CARES Act. Click to read more.
Gov. Doug Burgum today signed an executive order waiving the mandatory one-week waiting period for unemployment benefits as claims continue to increase in North Dakota during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Job Service North Dakota’s Labor Information Market (LMI) Center has launched an interactive dashboard to display information about initial unemployment claims.
You will find it with the LMI center’s other dashboards at ndlmi.com.
Effective Friday, March 20, 2020, all Job Service North Dakota Workforce Center locations will be closed temporarily to limit public contact and access to our facilities. While we encourage you to use our online services at jobsnd.com, we also remain ready to assist you over the phone with your workforce and unemployment needs:
We're here to help online and via phone.
Large-scale job fair events scheduled in March and some in April are being postponed until a later date due to recommendations to limit the spread of COVID-19. Specific event information is below. For more information on all hiring events, visit our website at jobsnd.com/events .
Resources for dealing with the novel coronavirus in the workplace.
Job Service offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 17, and benefit payments will be a day late due to the President's Day holiday.
Application period is June 20 - July 20, 2020
Only two North Dakota companies have earned this prestigious honor. Your business could be next!
Dakotas JATC announces open enrollment for Inside Wireman (Electrician) apprenticeships. Everyone interested is encouraged to apply.
Apply weekdays 8o-5 at Bergstrom Electric offices in Grand Forks, Fargo, Devils Lake, Bismarck and Thief River Falls, MN.
Click to learn dates and times applications will be accepted.
To apply at the sub-ofice in Bismarck, ND of the Ironworkers Local No. 512 -- Region C call 701-751-3609 for an appointment. Click to learn more.
Sheet Metal Workers' JATC announces year-round opportunities for apprenticeships.
Fargo, ND – Midwest AgEnergy in Underwood, ND and Sysco North Dakota in Fargo were awarded today with 2019 Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Veterans (HIRE Vets) Gold Medallions by the US Department of Labor. They are the first North Dakota businesses to earn the honor.
Notification of equal employment opportunity apprenticeship applications.
Announcement: Equal Employment Opportunity in Electrical Apprenticeship
For more information on workshops offered by Job Service Bismarck, click here.
Save Time by Filing Online: Job Service Encourages Employers to Begin Filing UI Quarterly Reports Electronically