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Unemployment Benefits

The DC Office of Unemployment Compensation (OUC) is a resource to help DC residents, workers, and employers overcome workforce challenges. The primary goal of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) program is to provide temporary wage replacement to eligible unemployed individuals. This support also helps to stimulate the local economy by maintaining a level of consumer spending during an economic decline.

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The Department of Employment Services is sponsoring the Veterans Career Fair and Networking Event Series

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DOES en español

DOES en español will allow Spanish speaking customers to access information about the programs and services offered by the Department of Employment Services in Spanish. 

DOES en español permitirá a los clientes de habla hispana acceder a información sobre los programas y servicios ofrecidos por el Departamento de Servicios de Empleo en español.

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