Employers - Overview
Appeal Unemployment Decision
Many programs administered by Nebraska Department of Labor provide for formal appeals of agency decisions. Learn more 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.
Labor Market Information for Business
Learn about the local economy, and what's new in your labor market. Find out what the market rate is for the jobs you are trying to fill. Labor Market Information can provide a competitive edge.
Foreign Labor Certification
Prior to bringing foreign workers into the U.S., employers must file a labor certification application. This area provides required forms and complete information.
Federal Bonding Program
Having trouble finding work without bonding? You might qualify for bonding services, which could give the employer an incentive to hire you.
Post a Job Fair
Search for job fairs in your area or across the state and/or post an upcoming event.
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.
If your company is forced to undergo a worker dislocation, you may have certain obligations under Federal Law. Learn more in this area.
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 funds available to you to train or retrain your current workforce. 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.
Benefit Payment Issue
Some Unemployment Insurance claimants who receive benefits via direct deposit may find that payments did not process on Friday, due to an unintended error made by US Bank during a system upgrade that occurred last week.
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.