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Services

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The Office of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) provides onsite consultation services to private-sector employers in the District of Columbia.

The Out-of-School Program provides skills workshops, career awareness and work readiness modules, basic education, GED preparation and basic computer training, as well as vocational skills training.  Training is provided in the following areas: Construction Trades, Emergency Medical Technolo

The Pathways for Young Adults Program is designed to assist out-of-school and out-of-work District residents ages 18-24 by combining occupational training, life skills development and work readiness instructions to connect them back to the world of work successfully.

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Project Empowerment is a transitional employment program that provides job readiness training, work experience, and job search assistance to District residents who face multiple barriers to employment.

Filing New or Current Claims

Log into DCNetworks for the following:

What is the unemployment insurance tax rate for a new employer in the District of Columbia?

To obtain Trade Adjustment Assistance reemployment services and benefits, a group of workers must first file a petition with the US Department of Labor's Trade Adjustment Assistance Program (TAA) requesting certification as workers adversely affected by foreign trade.

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Learn about filing for unemployment benefits.

Veterans are entitled to receive a priority in service that includes the following:

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The Department of Employment Services (DOES) offers veterans a wide variety of job search and training services.  Special veterans' representatives are employed at most American Job Centers, where case managers e

DC Minimum Wage to Increase to $9.50 Per Hour Beginning July 1, 2014

The Youth Connection Center (YCC) has an extensive application process that determines a youth’s eligibility for every Office of Youth Program program and service.

Summer Youth Employees

The Office of Youth Programs (OYP) develops and administers workforce development programs for District youth ages 14-24.

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