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ACCESSNebraska
ACCESSNebraska is the quick, easy way to find and apply online for Nebraska public assistance benefits. Use any computer with Internet access—at home, at the library, at many community agencies such as senior centers, community action agencies, and at many Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) offices.

Approved Training Program
To be potentially eligible for Unemployment Insurance while you are enrolled in a vocational training program, complete an Approved Training application and mail it to the address on the form.

Learn more about the Approved Training program.

Claim Unemployment Benefits
Learn more about your rights and benefits under the Unemployment Insurance program in Nebraska.

Find A Job Fair
Search for job fairs in your area or across the state and/or post an upcoming event.

Receive Re-employment Services
Our Rapid Response team can provide a workshop for employees who have received a layoff notice to help them transition back into the workforce. Some laid off employees may be eligible to receive special services under the WARN or NAFTA Acts.

Register for Employment Services
Start the registration process by selecting your nearest Career Center, the complete the online form. Once completed, submit the form and you will be contacted by the Career Center to finish the registration process.

Right to Appeal
Many programs administered by Nebraska Department of Labor provide for formal appeals of agency decisions. Learn more here.

Unemployment Insurance Handbook
Download this publication to learn about Unemployment Benefits.



Current
Information

August Unemployment Rates
Nebraska: 3.6%
National: 6.1%

Next Release Date:
September Rates Oct. 17 at 9:00 AM

Unempl. Benefits Change
To better serve you, our unemployment insurance telephone system has changed. To file a claim from Nebraska employment, go online to dol.nebraska.gov, where you will find a full menu of options for filing or managing a claim.

Writing Workshop for Veterans
A free writing workshop for veterans is scheduled 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays from Sept. 13 through Oct. 25.

The Good Life for Veterans
The Good Life for Veterans recruiting campaign is focused on meeting Nebraska's workforce needs through attracting military veterans and their families from other states to move to Nebraska.

- JOB FAIR -
Iowa Premium Beef Job Fair
09/20/2014 - 09/20/2014
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Iowa Valley Community College
3700 South Center Street
Marshalltown, IA

- JOB FAIR -
CCB, LLC - Scottsbluff Job Fair
09/22/2014 - 09/22/2014
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Scottsbluff, NE
505A Broadway, Suite 300
Scottsbluff, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Gana Trucking Job Fair
09/25/2014 - 09/25/2014
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

StayBridge Inn
2701 Fletcher Ave
Lincoln, NE

- JOB FAIR -
BonnaVilla Homes Hiring Event - Advance Services
09/25/2014 - 09/26/2014
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Advance Services
217 E. Stolley Park Road Suite K
Grand Island, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Baker's Hiring Fair
09/27/2014 - 09/28/2014
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

All Baker's Store Locations
4405 N. 72nd St
Omaha, NE

- JOB FAIR -
JobsGuide LLC job fair
10/01/2014 - 10/01/2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Comfort Inn & Suites 70th & Grover, Omaha, NE
7007 Grover Street
Omaha, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Career Fair - Truck Driving, Logistics, Sales
10/02/2014 - 10/02/2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Nebraska Department of Labor - American Job Center - Grand Island Career Center
203 E. Stolley Park Road, Suite A
Grand Island, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Customer Service Job Fair
10/28/2014 - 10/28/2014
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hilton Omaha- 2nd floor
1001 Cass Street
Omaha, NE

- JOB FAIR -
Offutt Career Fair
10/30/2014 - 10/30/2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Lied Activity Center
Corner of Highway 370 and Fort Crook Road
Bellevue, NE

- JOB FAIR -
JobsGuide LLC job fair
11/19/2014 - 11/19/2014
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Comfort Inn & Suites 70th & Grover, Omaha, NE
7007 Grover Street
Omaha, NE



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