What is the DOES?
DOES stands for Department of Employment Services. In District of Columbia, this department provides employment services to ensure a competitive workforce, full employment, life-long learning, economic stability and the highest quality of life for all District residents.
What is an Unemployment Insurance Number?
An Unemployment Insurance Number is District of Columbia’s version of an Unemployment Tax Insurance ID Number. District of Columbia businesses with employees are required to register for one.
Do I need an Unemployment Insurance Number to Register on the DCWorks online site?
No, it’s optional. However, businesses in District of Columbia that have staff must register for an Unemployment Insurance. The link to do so is here.
Am I required to ENROLL for an Unemployment Insurance Number as an Employer?
DC Department of Employment Services states that employers who have paid wages in covered employment must register for an employer account.
What’s the link to ENROLL for an Unemployment Insurance Number?
Why can’t PERM-Ads.com ENROLL my business for an Unemployment Insurance Number for me?
Our firm specializes in primarily pricing and placing ads for PERM Labor Certification recruitment purposes, and while SWA Job Orders are part of the mandatory recruitment, assisting firms with Registering a DCWorks Online account is the limit of our services.
Registering your firm for Unemployment Tax Insurance or any other State-run program is beyond the scope of our expertise, training or authority.
It’s a job best done by your company ownership in collaboration it’s accounting staff.
We’ve gone the extra mile in providing this FAQ just to aim you in the right direction.