Job & Family Services Office of Unemployment Insurance Operations
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Division of Benefits & Technology


Who We Are
The Division of Benefits & Technology is responsible for the development of policies and procedures for the statewide administration of the UC Benefits program. This area provides services to approximately 700,000 individuals filing for unemployment benefits and processes over $1 billion in benefits each year.
The program has two main objectives:

  • To provide temporary and partial wage replacement to involuntarily unemployed workers who were recently employed
  • To help stabilize the economy during recessions 

The U.S. Department of Labor oversees Ohio’s unemployment compensation system but, like other states, Ohio administers its own program.  

  Staff directory
  Processing center directory
Information for Unemployed Workers
   How to File an Unemployment Compensation Claim
  Worker's Guide to Unemployment Compensation
  Guia de Compensacion de Desempleo
  Find a job with
  Types of unemployment compensation
  Unemployment compensation fraud
  Mass layoff procedures for employers