SIDES, NASWA State Information Data Exchange System, In Partnership with USDOL

SIDES — State Information Data Exchange System

Make it easier to respond to benefit claims requests in seven days.

Employers who contest an unemployment insurance claim filed by an employee but fail to supply a written response within seven days may be charged for any benefits paid up until an appellate decision.
SIDES E-Response notifies your business by email about any benefit claims filed against your account and provides information for you to send an initial response.

For more information about SIDES or to be contacted by a Department representative, email

An online step-by-step manual UI SIDES E-Response User Guide helps you through the E-Response process.

Visit the SIDES website for more information
Watch a video about using SIDES


Take care of all your unemployment insurance and other Labor business in one place.

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