Workforce Services

ADWS News Release Archive


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Public Notice: El Dorado Workforce Center Co-Locates with Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Public Notice:  Relocation of Services Provided through Clarksville Workforce Services Office

Press Release: Relocation of Services Provided through Dumas Workforce Services Office

Public Notice:  Relocation of Services Provided through Jacksonville Workforce Services Office

Press Release: Mixed Earners Unemployment Compensation (MEUC) program

Comunicado de Prensa: Programa de Compensación de Desempleo para Personas con Ingresos Mixtos (MEUC)

Press Release: Failure to Properly Report Fraudulent UI Claims May Result in Issuance of 1099-G

Governor’s Executive Order Relieves Impact of Second Quarter 2020 Claims for Employers

Extended Benefit Program to End November 7 Public Notice

El Programa de Extensión terminará el 7 de Noviembre, 2020

Extended Benefit Program to End November 7 Public Notice

News Release Work Search Requirements Return for UI Benefits (June 24, 2020)

News Release Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) May 4, 2020

Comunicado de Prensa Asistencia de Desempleo por Pandemia (PUA) Mayo 4, 2020

DUA News Release-4441-DR

DUA News Release-4441-Spanish-DR

Employer Forum Nov. 15, 2018 National Apprenticeship Week

2018 Arkansas Rock City Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

Public Notice

Aviso Público (Spanish)

Kōje¡ā Ñan Aolep (Marshallese)

Thông báo chung (Vietnamese)

ແຈ້ງການປະຊາຊົນ (Laotian)

Bogus phone calls to Unemployment Claimants

FAQ Tax refund intercepts

New Employer Forms Available

PSA for veterans looking for jobs

Three more counties approved for disaster unemployment help

Arkansas unemployment over 7 percent

IRS trouble paying your tax bill

Ark to receive 6 million for job training

Arkansas Unemployment less than 6 percent

Arkansas gets improved reemployment services

ADWS Employer Newsletter Summer 2017

Treasury Offset Program FAQ 2020

Spanish – Puerto Rico Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Puerto Rico Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Press Release NWA Employer Forum on Apprenticeship ADWS

LWA Press Release

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Unemployment claims

To file an unemployment claim, please visit Questions about unemployment insurance claims may be directed to the UI Hotline: 1-844-908-2178.

New FOIA Request Portal

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If you received unemployment insurance benefits during the year 2022, you need a 1099 form to file your income tax return. The Arkansas Division of Workforce Services will mail 1099s by January 31, 2023, to the address on file as of January 17, 2023. If you do not receive your 1099 in the mail by February 12, 2023, you may call the UI Hotline to be sure we have the correct address on file. 1099s will not be mailed to updated addresses prior to February 12, 2023. UI Hotline: 1-844-908-2178 Read more here.

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