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Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) Program
The WOTC Program is designed to help individuals to overcome barriers to gainful employment. This program encourages employers in the private sector to hire job seekers from one of the target groups.
The categories of eligible workers under the WOTC program include:
The criteria for these target groups are listed in detail elsewhere on this website.
Unempl. Benefits Change
Coming August 7: All claims except claims involving wages paid by the military or the federal government or wages earned in other states should be filed online unless you need a special accommodation or technical assistance. Call the Claims Center if you are unable to complete your claim online.
The Good Life for Veterans
The Good Life for Veterans recruiting campaign is focused on meeting Nebraska's workforce needs through attracting military veterans and their families from other states to move to Nebraska.
NE Nebraska Labor Study
The Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor announced findings from the Northeast Nebraska Labor Availability Study. Survey results show an estimated 116,500 potential job seekers in the area.