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Federal Holiday and Mail for Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018
President Trump declared Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, to be a Federal holiday. As a result, USPS did not deliver mail on that day. DWD was unable to prevent producing documents with a mail date of Dec. 5. Some of the documents have specific appeal, protest or response timeframes associated with them. For these documents, DWD will consider the mail date to be Thursday, Dec. 6. For questions or concerns regarding this issue, please call 1-800-891-6499.
Uplink Unavailable Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018
Uplink, Indiana's online filing system, will be unavailable on Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. for scheduled system updates. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Indiana's unemployment rate remains at 3.5 percent for the month of October
Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.5 percent for October and remains lower than the national rate of 3.7 percent. With the exception of one month when it was equal (October 2014), Indiana's unemployment rate now has been below the U.S. rate for more than five years...read more
UPLINK Employer Self-Service System (ESS)
Check out this video on the redesigned UPLINK ESS, which is coming in the Spring of 2019:
Indiana ex-offender HIRE program earns national honor
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development's Hoosier Initiative for Re-Entry (HIRE) program has been recognized as a national model for reintegrating ex-offenders into the workforce and keeping them out of prison.
HIRE on Sept. 20 received from the National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) the prestigious State Excellence Award at the association's 82nd annual meeting in Birmingham, Ala....read more
Indiana a national leader in Adult Education
Having a high school credential is the key for many to land higher-paying jobs and advancement opportunities throughout their careers. Indiana's Adult Education program, which helps Hoosiers earn a high school equivalency, is one of the leading programs in the nation for helping people achieve that status...read more
Inmates from around the state participate in virtual job fair
Individuals incarcerated in Indiana prisons got the rare opportunity to search for employment before the release, by participating in an innovative virtual job fair with six Hoosier employers...read more
JAG Indiana expanding, plans to add 250 more programs
Indiana's award-winning Jobs for America's Graduates program, which helps high school students achieve success through graduation, will be expanding in the upcoming school years as part of Governor Eric Holcomb's goal to add 250 more programs through the state...read more