President Trump has signed the $900 billion relief bill passed by Congress. States are now waiting on information on how to implement the programs. Please continue to submit your weekly certifications and visit our FAQs for updates.
The federal CARES Act programs provide economic assistance to unemployed workers.
Unemployment Insurance COVID-19 FAQs are updated frequently.
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The Idaho Department of Labor has partnered with ID.me for unemployment insurance claimant identity verification.
The information gathered from claimants is needed to make sure others are not filing claims using the person’s name and other personally identifying information. This is one step Labor is taking to help prevent fraud.
National Native American Construction Inc. of Coeur d’ Alene, Independence Indoor Shooting of Meridian and Treasure Valley Advanced Concepts LLC of Nampa each received a 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Program Award. This U.S. Department of Labor program recognizes U.S. employers for recruiting, hiring and retaining America’s veterans.
Idaho employers will see a roughly 18 percent decrease in unemployment insurance tax rates for 2021.
The state’s new employer rate remains at 1.0 percent – the lowest rate allowed by federal conformity requirements.
Twin Falls Local Office
8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23
Centennial Job Corps Campus, Nampa
2 p.m. March 18
An Equal Opportunity Employer and Service Provider
Brad Little, Governor
Jani Revier, Director