STATE EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

State Employment Agencies

Unemployment Benefits
If you lost your job and have a question about unemployment benefits, your local state Employment Office is where you get your questions answered and register to receive benefits. Visiting the State Employment office nearest you is the first step you should take after you lose your job - they have many resources and help for you in your job search.


State Employment Offices

Alabama
Dept. of Industrial Relations 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Alabama
Alaska
Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development
Resources for Findng Jobs in Alaska
Arkansas
Department of Workforce Services
Resources for Finding Jobs in Arkansas
Arizona
Department of Economic Security 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Arizona
California
Employment Development Dept. 
Resources for Finding Jobs in California
Colorado
Dept. of Labor and Employment 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Colorado
Connecticut
Dept. of Labor
Resources for Finding Jobs in Connecticut
District of Columbia
Dept. of Employment Services 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Washington, D.C.
Delaware
Delaware Dept. of Labor 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Delaware
Florida
Agency for Workforce Innovation 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Florida
Georgia
Georgia Dept. of Labor 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Georgia
Hawaii
Dept. of Labor and Industrial Relations
Resources for Finding Jobs in Hawaii
Idaho
Idaho Dept. of Labor 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Idaho
Illinois
Dept. of Employment Security 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Illinois
Indiana
Dept. of Workforce Development 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Indiana
Iowa
Iowa Workforce Development 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Iowa
Kansas
Kansas Department of Labor 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Kansas
Kentucky
Office of Employment and Training 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Kentucky
Louisiana
Louisiana Workforce Commission 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Louisiana
Maine
Maine Dept. of Labor 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Maine
Maryland
Division of Labor, Licensing & Regulation
Resources for Finding Jobs in Maryland
Massachusetts
Labor and Workforce Development 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Massachusetts
Michigan
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Michigan
Minnesota
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development
Resources for Finding Jobs in Minnesota
Mississippi
Department of Employment Security 
Resources for Finding Jobs Mississippi
Missouri
Department of Labor & Industrial Relations 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Missouri
Montana
Dept. of Labor and Industry 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Montana
Nebraska
Nebraska Dept. of Labor 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Nebraska
Nevada
Dept. of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Nevada
New Hampshire
Department of Employment Security 
Resources for Finding Jobs in New Hampshire
New Jersey
Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Resources for Finding Jobs in New Jersey
New Mexico
New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions 
Resources for Finding Jobs in New Mexico
New York
New York State Dept. of Labor 
Resources for Finding Jobs New York
North Carolina
N.C. Employment Security Commission 
Resources for Finding Jobs in North Carolina.
North Dakota
Job Service North Dakota 
Resources for Finding Jobs in North Dakota
Ohio
Ohio Dept. of Job and Family Services 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Ohio
Oklahoma
Employment Security Commission 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Oklahoma
Oregon
Oregon Employment Dept. 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Oregon
Pennsylvania
Penn. Dept. of Labor and Industry 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
RI Dept. of Labor and Training 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Rhode Island
South Carolina
SC Employment Security Commission 
Resources for Finding Jobs in South Carolina
South Dakota
South Dakota Dept. of Labor 
Resources for Finding Jobs in South Dakota
Tennessee
Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Tennessee
Texas
Texas Workforce Commission 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Texas
Utah
Utah Dept. of Workforce Services 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Utah
Vermont
Vermont Dept. of Labor 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Vermont
Virginia
Virginia Employment Commission 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Virginia
Washington
Employment Security Department 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Washington
West Virginia
Workforce West Virginia 
Resources for Finding Jobs in West Virginia
Wisconsin
Dept. of Workforce Development 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Wisconsin
Wyoming
Wyoming Dept. of Employment 
Resources for Finding Jobs in Wyoming