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Employers - Overview
Appeal Unemployment Decision
Many programs administered by Nebraska Department of Labor provide for formal appeals of agency decisions. Learn more here.

Hire Workers:
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.

Layoff Services
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.

OSHA Consultation
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.


November Unemployment Rates
Nebraska: 3.1%
National: 5.8%

Next Release Date:
January 23 at 9:00 AM

Unemployment Applicants Urged to File Online
With some seasonal employment ending, the Nebraska Department of Labor reminds unemployment applicants to file online at

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.

2015 Tax Rates Available
The 2015 combined employer tax rates are now available at Log in, go to Update Accounts, and click on Rate Info.

Gibbon Packing Hiring Event
12/19/2014 - 12/19/2014
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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

Smart Chicken Interview Day
01/06/2015 - 01/06/2015
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Nebraska Dept. of Labor - Lincoln Local Office
1111 "O" Street, Suite 222 (3rd Floor)
Lincoln, NE

Military Spouse Virtual Job Fair
01/08/2015 - 01/08/2015
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
550 S 16th Street
Lincoln, NE

01/28/2015 - 01/28/2015
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Comfort Inn
7007 Grover St
Omaha, NE

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