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Indiana Department of Workforce Development

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Friday, April 18, 2014, Good Friday
DWD offices and WorkOne centers will be closed Friday, April 18, 2014, for Good Friday. Eligible unemployment vouchers will be paid, however.

Uplink Maintenance Thursday, April 17th 7 p.m.-10 p.m
Uplink, Indiana's online filing system, will be unavailible on Thursday, April 17th from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. for regularly scheduled maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Indiana's New High School Equivalency Exam
Did you know Indiana has a new high school equivalency exam? If you have questions about the new exam or would like more information about Adult Education classes and other FREE programs, visit www.in.gov/dwd/adulted.htm, or call 1-800-891-6499.

New Requirement to Receive Unemployment Insurance Benefits Beginning October 2013
Due to a recent change in Indiana law, Hoosiers receiving unemployment insurance benefits must visit their local WorkOne for a review of their work search records and an orientation to WorkOne services after their 4th week of benefits. You are also required by law to keep records of your 3 weekly work searches and be able to show a record of work searches when requested. If a record of work searches cannot be readily verified at the in-person visit, weekly benefits could be withheld. This in-person visit is part of a new law passed aimed at getting unemployed Hoosiers back to work as quickly as possible. Hoosiers who are required to visit a WorkOne will begin receiving notices in October. Anyone who fails to comply risks losing their unemployment insurance benefits. Click here for more information.

 

 

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