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  • RALEIGH — The Division of Employment Security (DES) has added another option to collect money owed to the agency — online payments. Individuals who owe DES money due to an overpayment now have the option to pay online with a credit or debit card. Read complete story
    Feb 23, 2015more Press Releases

News and Highlights
  • DES has begun to process and mail out 1099s for 2014. Mailing will be completed by the end of the January. Online copies of the 1099s are now available by clicking here
    Jan 15, 2015

  • New Employer Alerts and Bulletins
    Employers who are registered with the Division of Employment Security can now receive important and informative Alerts and Bulletins from the Division via email. Emails will include bulletins and alerts about changes in the law, DES processes, notices of employer mailings, tax information, and other notifications important to employers. Click here to log in to the employer home page and sign up.

    Dec 22, 2014

  • Do you have an overpayment?
    If you have an unemployment insurance overpayment, you can now pay on-line by logging into your account. Click here to access your individual home page

    Dec 31, 2014

  • Important Changes for Unemployment Insurance Claimants
    Please be aware that according to North Carolina law and Federal law, Unemployment Insurance claimants must be registered for work. This registration must be accomplished by going to www.NCWorks.gov and building a resume using the Resume Builder tool which details your employment history and occupational skills. Click here for more information.

    Oct 24, 2014

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

  • The Division of Employment Security has begun mailing letters to claimants who received their FIRST unemployment benefit payment on or after March 1, 2014. These letters will inform claimants of a mandatory in-person interview, known as an Employability Assessment Interview (EAI). For more information on these interviews, click here.
    Jul 7, 2014

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


Governor Pat McCrory with Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary Dale Folwell