Office of Unemployment Insurance

    The Employment and Training Administration's (ETA’s) Office of Unemployment Insurance (OUI) provides leadership, direction, and assistance to state workforce agencies in the implementation and administration of state unemployment insurance (UI) programs, federal unemployment compensation programs, and other wage-loss, worker dislocation and adjustment assistance compensation programs.

    OUI manages strategically to ensure high performance, greater public accountability, service quality, and customer satisfaction. OUI works collaboratively with its partners in ETA’s Regional Offices and stakeholders in business, labor, and state governments by providing oversight, guidance, and technical assistance for the federal-state unemployment compensation system and providing budget and legislative support to state workforce agencies to administer their UI programs and assist individuals to return quickly to suitable work.

Office Structure

Biography of OUI Administrator

OUI Organizational chart (PDF)
(Text version)