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System Maintenance to impact service on Saturday, May 21

Monday, May 16, 2022

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, May 21, 2022 beginning at 6:00 AM and ending no later than 9:00 AM CT.  Expect intermittent outages. Our website jobsnd.com 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. 


UI Easy, UI ICE, and Secure FTP experiencing intermittent outages

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 11:26 am

**This issue has been resolved. **

JSND is experiencing intermittent issues with our employer internet website (UI EASY), the secure file transfer portal (Secure FTP), and the claimant internet website (UI ICE).  Our website jobsnd.com is currently available during this time.  If you experience issues connecting to any of these sites, please check back later today, Tuesday, May 10.

Customers may be unable to file an unemployment insurance claim, certify eligibility or complete required UI activities. Employers may be unable to access their UI EASY accounts. Updates will be provided as the situation evolves.


System Maintenance to impact service on Saturday, April 23

Monday, April 18, 2022 at 11:30 am

Maintenance on two systems will overlap on Saturday, April 23, 2022 affecting job seekers, employers, and unemployment.

Job Seekers and Employers:

Job Service North Dakota (JSND) will be conducting scheduled maintenance which will affect the Virtual One Stop job seeking and posting site on Saturday, April 23, 2022 beginning at 5 AM and ending no later than 10 AM CT. Expect intermittent outages. Our website jobsnd.com will be available during this time.

Job seekers may be unable to search for jobs or update and post resumes, and employers may be unable post jobs to the site. JSND encourages customers to complete these activities prior to the downtime or once the system returns to normal operation.

Unemployment:

JSND 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, April 23, 2022 beginning at 6 AM and ending no later than 9 AM CT.  Expect intermittent outages. Our website jobsnd.com 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. JSND encourages customers to complete these activities prior to the downtime or once the system returns to normal operation. 


Offices remain closed in many communities

Thursday, April 14, 2022 at 08:00 am

Some Job Service North Dakota offices will remain closed today due to severe weather. Services remain available via phone, at jobsnd.com and our unemployment insurance call center at 701-328-4995.

Offices affected:

Bismarck – Workforce Center and central office, closed
Devils Lake – Workforce Center closed
Dickinson – Workforce Center closed
Jamestown – Workforce Center closed
Minot - Workforce Center closed
Williston – Workforce Center closed

Workforce Centers in Fargo, Grand Forks and Wahpeton are open at this time. Reminder -- we will be closed Friday, April 15 for the Easter holiday. We look forward to serving you on Monday, April 18.


Job Service Offices closed in many communities

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 at 07:30 am

BISMARCK, N.D. – Some Job Service North Dakota offices will remain closed today, April 13, 2022 due to severe weather. Services remain available via phone, at jobsnd.com and our unemployment insurance call center at 701-328-4995.

Offices affected:

Bismarck – Workforce Center and central office, closed
Devils Lake – Workforce Center closed
Dickinson – Workforce Center closed
Grand Forks – Workforce Center closed
Jamestown – Workforce Center closed
Minot - Workforce Center closed
Williston – Workforce Center closed

Workforce Centers in Fargo and Wahpeton remain open at this time.


Governor Burgum announces $15M available to offset cost of local workforce solutions with regional impact

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 10:15 am

Regional Workforce Impact Program (RWIP) is now accepting applications after grand funding was approved during special session in November


UA Sprinkler Fitters Local 669 apprenticeship opportunities

Monday, March 21, 2022

The UA Sprinkler Fitters Local 669 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) conducts a five year apprenticeship program in all or part of 48 states in the U.S. for Sprinkler Fitters who are piping mechanics specializing in fire protection. We are very interested in your help to recruit qualified applicants. We also have 
excellent insurance, pension and education plans.  The apprentice’s entry-level rate is based on a percentage of the Journeyman rate of $35.24 per hour and may increase every six months if qualified.  Previous experience in construction or related college or military experience may enhance the entry-level wage. 

North Dakota Contractors

Nova Fire Protection, 2720 E. Broadway Ave., #3, Bismarck ND 58501
kristy@novafire.com

Nova Fire Protection, 304 41st St. SW, Fargo ND 58103
701-282-0268 and kristy@novafire.com

Nova Fire Protection, 812 SE 37th St., Minot ND 58701
701-838-4968 and kristy@novafire.com

Summit Fire Protection, 11 15th St. S., Fargo ND 58103
701-327-6006 and jpearson@summitcous.com

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SIDES E-Response to go briefly offline for update

Friday, March 18, 2022

The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) facilitates the electronic exchange of information between employers and State Unemployment Insurance (UI) agencies for purposes related to administration of UI benefits and taxes. SIDES is operated by the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) under the terms and conditions of a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL).

SIDES E-Response will be unavailable on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, from 3:00 – 7:30 p.m. CT as the system is updated.

What’s Coming with the New System:

  • Fraud indicators alerting the state that immediate action is needed
  • Intuitive flows with dynamic questions specifically related to the separation reason
  • Process to collect employment details from temporary staffing agencies, including questions pertaining to recent job assignments, contacting the staffing agency for further work, and refusal of a new assignment
  • Ability to upload supporting information documentation in relevant areas

User guides, help links and contacts will be updated accordingly. 


Job Seekers and employers will be affected by service outage Saturday, March 19

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 02:02 pm

Job Seekers and Employers:

Job Service North Dakota will be conducting scheduled maintenance which will affect the Virtual One Stop job seeking and posting site on Saturday, March 19, 2022 beginning at 5 AM and ending no later than 10 AM CT. Expect intermittent outages. Our website, jobsnd.com, will be available during this time.

Job seekers may be unable to search for jobs or update and post resumes, and employers may be unable post jobs to the site. Job Service North Dakota encourages customers to complete these activities prior to the downtime or once the system returns to normal operation.


System maintenance to impact service on Saturday, March 19

Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 11:00 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, March 19, 2022 beginning at 6 AM and ending no later than 9 AM CT.  Expect intermittent outages. Our website, jobsnd.com, 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.