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Press Release

For Immediate Release 

John Carpenter 
OESC Public Information Officer 

Mark Mitchell 
OK.gov General Manager 
405.524.3468 Ext. 120 

Oklahoma Employment Security Commission Launches New Web Site at http://oesc.ok.gov

OKLAHOMA CITY – August 28, 2009 – A new look, easier navigation, faster content control and a new Web site address has accompanied the new Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) Web site now located at http://oesc.ok.gov.

At the new OESC Web site, visitors can easily:

• search for jobs; 

• file for unemployment benefits; 

• find qualified workers; 

• view labor market statistics; 

• learn about unemployment insurance; 

• and find information about employment and training.

“The system we use to build and update our Web site gives us more content control and allows us to update our content much more quickly than our previous means,” said John Carpenter, OESC Public Information Officer. “It is a great advantage, because we can communicate with our public in an instant with just a click of a mouse.”  

OESC launched their new Web site utilizing OK.gov’s Content Management System. The site is designed to meet and exceed Oklahoma’s web accessibility standards, as well as have a common look and feel as many other Oklahoma government Web sites.

OESC invites Oklahoma citizens to visit their new Web site and learn more about employment and training, unemployment benefits, labor market data, and much more.

About Oklahoma Employment Security Commission 
The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission (OESC) is Oklahoma’s state workforce agency. OESC provides unemployment compensation to support unemployed workers and their communities; matches jobs and workers to benefit local labor markets; prepares a skilled workforce to meet employers’ needs; and gathers, analyzes and disseminates information about the labor force to improve local economic decisions. For more information, visit http://oesc.ok.gov.

About OK.gov 
OK.gov (http://OK.gov) built and manages the official Web site for the state of Oklahoma and partners with state and local entities to bring new government services online. OK.gov is managed by the Oklahoma Office of State Finance and eGovernment firm NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV).

About NIC 
NIC is the nation’s leading provider of official government portals, online services, and secure payment processing solutions.  The company’s innovative eGovernment services help reduce costs and increase efficiencies for government agencies, citizens, and businesses across the country.  NIC provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3000 federal, state, and local agencies that serve 97 million people in the United States. Additional information is available at http://nicusa.com.    


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