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Job Service to host Military and Veteran Virtual Job Fair on Dec. 8

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 at 11:00 pm

Job Service North Dakota will host a Military and Veteran Virtual Job fair on Wednesday, December 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The virtual job fair is for all current military members, veterans, and their families. There is no cost to attend.


Website Maintenance Scheduled for Saturday, November 20

Monday, November 15, 2021 at 11:20 am

Job Service North Dakota will be conducting scheduled maintenance which will affect the employer internet website (UI EASY), the secure file transfer portal (Secure FTP), the claimant internet website (UI ICE) and the claims center interactive voice response phone systems (701-328-4995) on Saturday, November 20, 2021 beginning at 6:00 AM and ending no later than 9 AM CT.  Expect intermittent outages. Our website will be available during this time. 

Customers may be unable to file an unemployment insurance claim, certify eligibility or complete required UI activities while maintenance is performed. Employers may be unable to access their UI EASY accounts. Job Service North Dakota encourages customers to complete these activities prior to the downtime or once the system returns to normal operation. 


Retroactive update to Federal pandemic unemployment program may make more people eligible to receive assistance

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm

BISMARCK, N.D. – The U.S. Department of Labor has issued a retroactive update to the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program to add additional reasons for eligibility to receive PUA assistance. As a result of this change, Job Service North Dakota is providing claimants an opportunity to self-certify under the updated list of 15 COVID-19 reasons to determine if they are now eligible for the PUA program. Claimants who are determined eligible for the program will have an opportunity to complete weekly certifications for the weeks they were unemployed, partially unemployed, or unable or unavailable for work.

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Website Maintenance Scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 23

Monday, October 18, 2021

Job Service North Dakota will be conducting scheduled maintenance which will affect the employer internet website (UI EASY), the secure file transfer portal (Secure FTP), the claimant internet website (UI ICE) and the claims center interactive voice response phone systems (701-328-4995) on Saturday, October 23, 2021 beginning at 6:00 AM and ending no later than 9 AM CT.  Expect intermittent outages. Our website will be available during this time. 

Customers may be unable to file an unemployment insurance claim, certify eligibility or complete required UI activities while maintenance is performed. Employers may be unable to access their UI EASY accounts. Job Service North Dakota encourages customers to complete these activities prior to the downtime or once the system returns to normal operation. 


FBI issues alert about faked Unemployment Insurance benefits websites

Friday, October 15, 2021 at 02:00 pm

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is issuing this announcement to alert and help the public recognize and avoid spoofed, or fake, unemployment benefit websites.


Executive Director Bryan Klipfel to retire from Job Service North Dakota

Friday, October 15, 2021 at 11:00 am

BISMARCK, N.D. (OCT. 15, 2021) – Gov. Doug Burgum announced today the state will launch a search for a new executive director for Job Service North Dakota (JSND). The governor expressed his gratitude to North Dakota Workforce Safety & Insurance (WSI) Director Bryan Klipfel, who has served as interim executive director of JSND since 2019 and will return to leading WSI full time.


System Maintenance scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 6 beginning at 9 pm

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Job Service North Dakota will be conducting maintenance which will affect the employer internet website (UI EASY), the secure file transfer portal (Secure FTP), the claimant internet website (UI ICE) and the claims center interactive voice response phone systems (701-328-4995) beginning Wednesday, October 6th at 9:00 PM and ending no later than Thursday, October 7th at 2 AM CT.  All systems will be unavailable. Claimants will be unable to file an unemployment insurance claim, certify eligibility or complete required UI activities while maintenance is performed. Please make plans to complete these activities prior to the downtime or once the system returns to normal operation.


Emerging Digital Academy addresses workforce shortage in North Dakota's technical industry

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Emerging Digital Academy is North Dakota’s only immersive coding bootcamp. The next 20-week session begins November 8, and its leaders are seeking business partners to participate and support the program as well as students. Click to read more.


System Maintenance scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 25

Monday, September 20, 2021

Job Service North Dakota will be conducting scheduled maintenance which will affect the employer internet website (UI EASY), the secure file transfer portal (Secure FTP), the claimant internet website (UI ICE) and the claims center interactive voice response phone systems (701-328-4995) on Saturday, September 25th beginning at 6:00 AM and ending no later than 9 AM CT.  Expect intermittent outages. Our website will be available during this time. 

Customers may be unable to file an unemployment insurance claim, certify eligibility or complete required UI activities while maintenance is performed. Employers may be unable to access their UI EASY accounts. Job Service North Dakota encourages customers to complete these activities prior to the downtime or once the system returns to normal operation. 


Fraudulent text messages are being sent to North Dakotans

Friday, August 27, 2021

If you receive a text message from an unknown number alerting you that someone is trying to sign in to your Unemployment Insurance account, DO NOT OPEN. It is a scam.

Reminder: Never click links that come to you via email or text message. Always open a browser and navigate to jobsnd.com on your own to log in to UI ICE. Please stay safe. #JobUpND