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Indiana's unemployment rate stands at 3.5 percent for the month of February
Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.5 percent for February and remains lower than the national rate of 3.8 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

High school students honored at JAG State Career Development Conference
Nearly 200 high school students from across the state competed in 10 different categories at the 11th annual Jobs for America's Graduates (JAG) Career Development Conference in Indianapolis on March 15...read more

Uplink Unavailable Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Uplink, Indiana's online filing system, will be unavailable on Wednesday, March 27, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. for scheduled system updates. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Request for Application (RFA) for Expanding Registered Apprenticeship (RA) and Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Programs in Indiana
On Oct. 21, 2016, DWD was awarded an ApprenticeshipUSA State Expansion Grant (SEG) from the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) to expand RA programs throughout Indiana. As part of the State Apprenticeship Expansion (SAE) grant, the original grant will be extended through Oct. 31, 2020. This additional grant is to support RAs and programs that may lead to RA opportunities. Click here to access the RFA.

DWD's virtual job fair for inmates receives national award
The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) has been recognized nationally for an online virtual job fair it conducted last year for incarcerated individuals. DWD on March 6 received the prestigious William J. Harris Equal Opportunity Award at the National Association of State Workforce Agencies' (NASWA) 2019 Winter Policy Forum in Washington, D.C....read more

2019 big year for DWD's apprenticeship program
The state's Office of Work-Based Learning & Apprenticeship has hit the ground running in 2019, confident it will reach an important goal by the end of the year. Created last March via an Executive Order from Gov. Eric Holcomb, the office is tasked with doubling the number of Indiana residents in various types of work-based learning programs, from 12,500 to 25,000 by the end of 2019...read more

2018 Individual Income Tax Information for Unemployment Insurance Recipients
By January 31, 2019, your tax statement (form 1099G) for 2018 will be available to print or download from your Uplink account. Please access your Uplink account as soon as possible to make sure your email address and personal information are correct and up to date.

UPLINK Employer Self-Service System (ESS)
Check out this video on the redesigned UPLINK ESS, which is coming in the Spring of 2019:




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