Unemployment & Career Resources

Minnesota Resources

 

Minnesota Unemployment Benefits During COVID-19

There are a variety of resources available to workers, self-employed workers, and independent contractors through Minnesota Unemployment Insurance. You can view these resources here, or you can learn more about the resources available to you by calling the Department of Employment and Economic Development at 651-296-3644. 

Apply for Minnesota Unemployment Insurance

Minnesota’s Unemployment Insurance Program can provide temporary partial wage replacement to workers in Minnesota who are unemployed through no fault of their own. If you've become unemployed or had your hours greatly reduced, you can learn more about your eligibility for UI, how to apply, and more here

Resources for Job Seekers

If you are seeking employment in Minnesota, the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has created a helpful resource page to help connect Minnesotans with employment opportunities or unemployment benefits. 

Information for Workers Facing Layoffs  

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has a variety of resources, such as the Dislocated Worker and Shared Work programs, available to workers who have been displaced or are facing layoffs. 

Targeted Employment Services

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development has resources available to help people in specific situations, such as older workers, at-risk youth, and homemakers returning to the workforce, find employment. 

 

Federal Resources

 

United States Department of Labor UI Information

The U.S. Department of Labor has important resources and information available regarding federal unemployment insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Information on Federal Unemployment Benefits

In December 2020, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance programs were extended through a new bill. This bill also provides for a supplemental payment of $300 per week. 

Federal Benefits Finder

Benefits.gov has created a helpful tool to connect people with the government benefits, such as employment and career development resources, that may be available to them. 

 

County Resources

 

Dakota County Job Search

Goodhue County

Goodhue County does not have its own job search page, but you can still find resources from the State of Minnesota here

Rice County Job Search

Scott County Job Search

Wabasha County

Wabasha County does not have its own job search page, but you can still find resources from the State of Minnesota here.

Washington County Job Search