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End of Federal Benefits Notice

Learn more about the ending of the Federal pandemic unemployment insurance benefits here.

New Login Authentication

DWD has new login authentication to protect your Uplink account. You may be prompted for an access code to login to your Uplink account. If you require assistance with the new login procedures, please contact the DWD Contact Center at 1-800-891-6499.

Important Notice about Your Unemployment Insurance Claim and Increased Fraud

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) is seeing increased incidents of fraud in UI programs. Please note that DWD WILL NOT text you about your unemployment insurance claim.

Please be aware of a new scam where fraudsters attempt to impersonate ID.me. ID.me ONLY operates through the ID.me website. Websites like "your-id-me.com" or other derivatives ARE NOT connected to ID.me. ID.me will not ask for personal information via messaging apps like WhatsApp, Telegram, or Facebook Messenger.

To report fraudulent messages, please report it to DWD here.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

YourNextStepIn.org is Indiana's hub for rapid recovery. Connect to simple, real-time career resources and learn how to advance your skills and education to help you take your next step - whatever that means for you. Additionally, through a partnership with 180 Skills, the State of Indiana is offering free skills training to Indiana residents. Up to 100,000 Hoosiers now have access to the 180 Skills collection of over 700 training courses covering 38 topic areas. Learn more

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Notice

Pursuant to 20 CFR § 603.11, confidential claimant unemployment compensation information and employer wage information may be requested and utilized for other governmental purposes, including, but not limited to, verification of eligibility under other government programs.