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FY24−25 Priority Goals

Strengthening America’s Safety Net for Workers

By September 30, 2025, the Department will 1) increase intrastate first payments of unemployment benefits made within 21 days by at least 10 percent towards the regulatory target of 87 percent and 2) reduce the estimated improper payment rate of unemployment benefits. The Department will also plan and offer new, innovative technical assistance and grants to strengthen Unemployment Insurance (UI) service delivery, fraud prevention, and equitable access.

An Economy for All Workers

Building upon the work of the previous two years, by September 30, 2025, DOL will demonstrate concrete and sustained progress toward outcomes in the advancement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility through key strategies and priority measures and milestones.