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A Message from the Secretary

The Honorable John McMahon

The Labor Department's support to the residents and businesses of Delaware, along with this web site, is continually updated to meet the changing needs of all sectors of Delaware's workforce. Many challenges are met daily as the Department utilizes state-of-the-art technology and a well trained customer service oriented staff to better serve and support the needs of all of Delaware's employees and employers.

The Department of Labor and its partner, the Delaware Workforce Investment Board, strive to work together to help Delaware businesses build a strong and successful workforce. Visit the Workforce Investment Board to read about what role the board plays in job development in Delaware.

Information about how to locate a job, find and hire workers, and understand what the growing occupations, unemployment rates and the hot jobs in Delaware are in the Labor Market Information section.

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Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) Program Scheduled to End

Under the provisions of current federal law, the EUC program will end and no EUC benefits, regardless of the tier, can be paid for any week after the week ending December 28, 2013.

Individuals will not be eligible for a EUC payment for any week of unemployment after the week ending December 28, 2013 even if you are currently receiving EUC and still have a balance remaining on your EUC claim. It is important to note that if you exhaust all tiers of EUC benefits available to you with a payment for a week of unemployment prior to the week ending December 28, 2013, your EUC payments will end with the earlier week.

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