Unemployment & Career Resources
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The U.S. Department of Labor has important resources and information available regarding federal unemployment insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
Goodhue County does not have its own job search page, but you can still find resources from the State of Minnesota here.
Wabasha County does not have its own job search page, but you can still find resources from the State of Minnesota here.