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Latest Press Release
  • Three More Counties Declared for Disaster Unemployment Assistance  Raleigh - The Division of Employment Security (DES) has announced that the following counties have been approved for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) due to the effects of Hurricane Florence: Chatham, Durham and Guilford. Additional counties may be added to the DUA availability designation at a later date.  Read complete story
    Oct 29, 2018more Press Releases
News and Highlights
  • Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) - Approved Counties

    For a listing of Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) approved counties and additional information, please click here.

    Sep 18, 2018
  •   If your employment was impacted by Hurricane Florence, click here for more information on Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA).  
    Sep 27, 2018
  • NC Session Law 2018 - 94 has changed Work Search Requirements - For any claim filed on or after July 1, 2018, claimants will be required to contact three (3) potential employers during the week to maintain eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits. To get more information click here for Work Search Guidelines FAQs.
    Jun 25, 2018
  • Important Information regarding 1099-Gs for year 2017. Processing and mailing of the 1099-Gs for 2017 has been completed.  Online copies are available on the DES website to view and print upon logging in to the website. Click here to login. For more information on 1099-Gs, visit out FAQ section by clicking here.
    Jan 16, 2018
  • About Google Translate:  The Department of Commerce website, the Employment Security Division and the Workforce Solutions Division provide the "Google Translator" option to assist you in reading the Commerce's website in languages other than English. Google Translate cannot translate all types of documents and can provide an inaccurate translation. Anyone who trusts the information obtained by the Google Translator does so at your own risk. The agency does not promise, insure or guarantee the accuracy of the translations provided. The agency, its offices, employees and / or agents should not be held liable for any damages or losses of any kind, arising from or linked to the use and interpretation of such information, or for the damages incurred by it.
    Jan 12, 2018