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Workforce Security

The Office of Workforce Security is responsible for:

Providing leadership, direction and assistance to state workforce agencies in the implementation and administration of state unemployment insurance (UI) programs, Federal unemployment compensation programs, and other wage-loss, worker dislocation and adjustment assistance compensation programs.

Managing strategically in order to ensure high performance, greater public accountability, service quality, and customer satisfaction.

Working collaboratively with partners and stakeholders in business, labor, and state governments by:

Providing oversight, guidance, and technical assistance for the federal-state unemployment compensation system and providing budget and legislative support to state workforce agencies to administer their UI programs and assist individuals to return quickly to suitable work.

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Created: March 29, 2004

Updated: August 22, 2008