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  • RALEIGH — In an effort to better serve customers, the Division of Employment Security (DES) is changing its debit card provider to Bank of America beginning August 1, 2015. Unemployment claimants will continue to choose either direct deposit or debit card to receive their benefits. This change will only affect those claimants who have elected to receive unemployment benefits via debit card. Read complete story
    Jun 16, 2015more Press Releases

News and Highlights
  • Important..The Division of Employment Security will be changing their debit card provider. For more information
    Click here

    Jun 15, 2015

  • DES mailed out 1099s for 2014 in January. Please
    login to the website to View or Print copy of your 1099.

    Mar 23, 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

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


Governor Pat McCrory announces that DES has paid off the unemployment debt as DES Assistant Secretary Dale Folwell and Commerce Secretary John Skvarla look on.