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DWD, WorkOne Closed January 16, 2017
The DWD central office and all local WorkOne Career Centers will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2017 in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
2016 Tax Statements – Form 1099G
Beginning January 31, 2017, claimant tax statements (form 1099G) will be available to print or download from Claimant Self Service Uplink accounts...learn more
Unemployment Rate Falls to Lowest Point in 15 years
Indiana’s unemployment rate decreased by two-tenths of a percent to 4.2 percent in November, which marks its lowest point since 2001. Indiana’s total labor force stands at over 3.3 million and the state’s 64.7 percent labor force participation rate stands two percent above the national rate....read full report
Eighteen Pilot Programs Selected for Work Ethic Certificate Initiative
DWD awarded nearly $600,000 to 18 recipients to implement the Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate program. Developed by the State Workforce Innovation Council to address the employability skills gap, grant recipients will receive between $20,000 and $55,000 to develop and adopt community- and employer-recognized work ethic certification programs in communities throughout Indiana...learn more
DWD Awards $7.7 Million in Skill UP Grants
DWD recently awarded 12 industry-led regional partnerships nearly $7.7 million during the second cycle of the Skill UP Indiana! grant program. The program provides funding to develop training and education programs that align with local employer needs. Awardees will use grant funds to equip Hoosiers with the skills necessary to fill the one million jobs projected to be available over the next decade...view grant recipients