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  • RALEIGH — The Division of Employment Security (DES) has begun to collect unpaid unemployment insurance taxes from employers through a federal program called the Treasury Offset Program (TOP). Read complete story
    May 26, 2016more Press Releases

News and Highlights
  • Important Information for Employers Beginning with claims filed on or after January 3, 2016, benefits paid during a calendar quarter will be charged to the employer’s account at the end of that quarter regardless of when the claimant’s benefit year ends. With the move to quarterly charging, DES will no longer provide a quarterly List of Potential Charges. Click here for more information.
    Apr 22, 2016

  • Important information for unemployment insurance claimants. For claims filed on or after January 3, 2016, claimants are required to make five work search contacts during the week. You are also required to maintain documentation of that search. Click here for more information.
    Dec 31, 2015

  • Important Weekly Certification Information for Unemployment Insurance Claimants. Stay eligible for unemployment benefits. Click here for additional information concerning your weekly certification.
    Jul 21, 2012

  • Important Changes for Unemployment Insurance Claimants Please be aware that according to state and federal law, you must register for work. To register for work, go to NCWorks Online and create an account. If you fail to register for work at www.NCWorks.gov by setting up an NCWorks Online account or maintain an active account, your benefits may be delayed or denied. Click here for more information.
    Oct 24, 2014

  • Important information concerning repayment of claims reversed on appeal can be found here.
    Jul 7, 2014

  • Are you properly searching for work to remain eligible for unemployment benefits? Click here for more information.
    Jul 7, 2014