Business Services - Overview
Appeal Unemployment Decision
The Appeal Tribunal is an independent appeal authority established to hear appeals of Department of Labor determinations relating to unemployment insurance benefits, unemployment insurance combined tax liability, contractor registration and safety issues. Appeal Tribunal decisions are based solely upon the law and the evidence received at an appeal hearing. Learn more about your rights to appeal here.
To help you find qualified workers, our Career Centers provides a wide range of employment and training services in partnership with state and local agencies. The services are provided by a network of Career Centers throughout the state. The Career Centers connect your business with job seekers, laid off workers, youth, individuals currently working, veterans and people with disabilities. Use this link to find a Career Center near you.
Foreign Labor Certification
Learn how employers may apply to bring foreign workers into the United States for permanent or temporary employment.
Federal Bonding Program
Established in 1966, the program helps "at risk" and "not bondable" job seekers secure employment. Employers can request fidelity insurance at no-cost when considering eligible workers.
Labor Market Information for Business
Workforce Trends, Economic Indicators, Community Site Selection Data, Regional Reviews, Employment Dynamics.
NEworks is a self-service tool for job seekers and employers. Job Seekers may easily build a resume, search, and apply for jobs from home or a Career Center. Employers may post job openings, search the active resumes, and contact potential employees. JobLink is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Post a Job Fair
Participate or organize a Job or Career Fair to recruit prospective employees. Find out what’s happening in your area here.
Layoff and Downsizing
Learn about employer requirements in the event of a layoff or downsizing at your business. Use our services to assist you and your workers during this time.
Learn about Unemployment Taxes
Everything you as an employer or business entity need to know about your rights and obligations regarding Unemployment Insurance taxes. Check out "UIConnect", Nebraska's nationally recognized, secure internet site for filing and paying your Unemployment Insurance Taxes.
The OSHA Consultation Program provides Nebraska's employers an on-site safety consultation. This no-cost service will assist employers in providing a safe & healthful workplace.
Train Your Employees
Nebraska's Worker Training Program makes funding available to businesses for training employees. Learn more here.
Unemployment Insurance Handbook
Download this publication to learn about Employer Tax requirements.
Unemployment Tax Forms
We recommend you utilize our online tax filing system: UICONNECT
Or click this link to download Unemployment Tax forms, applications, and change forms.
Unempl. Benefits Change
Coming August 7: All claims except claims involving wages paid by the military or the federal government or wages earned in other states should be filed online unless you need a special accommodation or technical assistance. Call the Claims Center if you are unable to complete your claim online.
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.
NE Nebraska Labor Study
The Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor announced findings from the Northeast Nebraska Labor Availability Study. Survey results show an estimated 116,500 potential job seekers in the area.