New Claim Status Tracker

To better serve our customers, the Georgia Department of Labor has implemented a Claim Status Tracker that will show claimants where they are in the claims process.

Join SIDES E-Response

The State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES) E-Response is a free, secure, online application that enables employers to receive and respond to requests for separation information on Unemployment Insurance (UI) claims electronically.

To better serve our claimants and prevent Unemployment Insurance fraud, the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is partnering with to verify claimant identification.

Form 1099-G Tax Information

Unemployment compensation is taxable income and must be reported each year even if you have repaid some or all of the benefits received.

New UI Password Requirement Coming Soon

Coming soon to enhance the security of our online systems, the GDOL will require claimants to create a password, in addition to his/her PIN, to access all self-service UI applications.

Repayment of UI Benefits, Overpayment, and Waiver Info

Any UI benefits that you have received that you are not eligible for should be returned to the GDOL.

Unemployment Insurance Proposed New Rule, June 8, 2022

In compliance with O.C.G.A. § 50-13-4 and pursuant to the authority contained in O.C.G.A. § 34-2-6(a)(4) and 34-8-70(b), the Georgia Department of Labor gives notice that it proposes:

•    To adopt Rule 300-2-3-.19 Delinquent Pandemic Quarter Interest

Notice of Amended Rules, March 31, 2022

Amended rule and certification of amended rule filed with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on March 31, 2022.

Emergency Rules Adopted 03-14-22

Emergency rules to implement the suspension of O.C.G.A. § 34-8-193(d)(1), which establishes the maximum unemployment benefits payable to an individual in a benefit year.

Fraud Alert

Please be aware of potential fraudsters attempting to gain access to your personal information. Imposters of GDOL employees are asking for direct deposit information and copies of your identification. Do not give anyone your banking information. The GDOL will never ask you for this information. Please keep financial information safe.