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News Releases

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Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of June 28 - July 4, 2020 2020-07-09
Western Iowa Advantage Region's Laborshed Studies Completed 2020-07-09
Gov. Reynolds directs $490 million of CARES Funds into Unemployment Trust Fund 2020-07-02
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of June 21 - June 27, 2020 2020-07-02
Iowa Workforce Development Announces Receipt of U.S. Department of Labor Registered Apprenticeship Grant 2020-07-02
Iowans’ Unemployment and Injury Benefits Increase 2020-06-26
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of June 14 - June 20, 2020 2020-06-25
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Decreases to 10.0 Percent in May 2020-06-19
Iowans can access free professional courses online through Coursera 2020-06-19
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of June 7 - June 13, 2020 2020-06-18
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of May 31 - June 6, 2020 2020-06-11
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of May 24 - May 30, 2020 2020-06-04
Unemployment benefit programs now available to Iowans: Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and State Extended Benefits 2020-05-29
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of May 17 - May 23, 2020 2020-05-28
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases to 10.2 Percent in April 2020-05-22
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of May 10 - May 16, 2020 2020-05-21
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of May 3 - May 9, 2020 2020-05-14
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of April 26 - May 2, 2020 2020-05-07
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of April 19 - April 25, 2020 2020-04-30
IWD announces Guidance on Unemployment Benefits: Iowans Who Refuse to Return to Work Without Good Reason When Recalled Will Lose Eligibility to Unemployment Benefits 2020-04-27
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of April 12 - April 18, 2020 2020-04-23
Fourth Quarter 2019 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2020-04-21
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.7 Percent in March 2020-04-17
Northwest Iowa Development Region Laborshed Studies Released 2020-04-16
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of April 5 - April 11, 2020 2020-04-16
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of March 29 - April 4, 2020 2020-04-09
Iowa Workforce Development outlines CARES Act benefits and implementation 2020-04-06
2018-2028 Industry Projections Released 2020-04-06
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of March 22-28, 2020 2020-04-02
Iowa Workforce Development updates leave policy for employees impacted by COVID-19 layoffs 2020-03-30
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.8 Percent in February 2020-03-27
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of March 15-21, 2020 2020-03-26
2019 Statewide Laborshed Analysis Released 2020-03-23
Gov. Reynolds announces unemployment insurance tax extension to assist small businesses 2020-03-23
Workers impacted by COVID-19 closures can apply online for unemployment benefits 2020-03-17
Iowa's Unemployment Rate at 2.8 Percent in January 2020-03-16
Governor Reynolds announces assistance for employees and employers affected by COVID-19 related layoffs 2020-03-16
Home Base Iowa introduces new program manager 2020-03-06
Iowa makes progress toward reaching postsecondary attainment goal 2020-03-05
Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Intern Program now accepting applications 2020-02-11
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases Slightly to 2.7 Percent 2020-01-24
Wells Fargo Workers May Be Eligible for Benefits 2020-01-23
IowaWORKS expands services at new satellite location in Des Moines 2020-01-22
Gov. Reynolds congratulates third round of Employer Innovation Fund awardees, wraps up first year of awards 2020-01-14
Gov. Reynolds invites employers to learn about the opportunities available with hiring returning citizens 2020-01-13
Join Us for the WIOA State Plan Town Hall Meetings on January 16th 2020-01-02
IWD, local leaders announce Carroll IowaWORKS office will relocate to Denison in 2020 2019-12-23
Employer 1099-G Forms to be mailed January 21 2020 2019-12-23
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.6 Percent 2019-12-20
Calhoun County Becomes the 100th Home Base Iowa Community 2019-12-20
Gov. Reynolds announces second round of Employer Innovation Fund awardees, encourages employers to apply in third round 2019-12-03
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases to 2.6 Percent, Participation Rate Rises 2019-11-19
DOC and IWD invite employers in North-Central Iowa to learn about the opportunities available with hiring reentering citizens  2019-11-07
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 2.5 Percent 2019-10-18
Gov. Reynolds invites employers to learn about the benefits of hiring formerly incarcerated individuals 2019-10-09
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.5 Percent 2019-09-20
Unemployment Tax Rate Table Remains the Same for 2020 2019-09-18
Iowa Lakes Corridor Laborshed Studies Completed 2019-09-10
2019 Iowa's Workforce and the Economy Released 2019-09-04
Laborshed Studies Completed in Mid Iowa Growth Partnership Region 2019-08-29
Gov. Reynolds Announces Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund Recipients 2019-08-27
Iowa Workforce Development announces National Dislocated Worker Grant recipients 2019-08-21
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Increases to 2.5 Percent 2019-08-16
Siouxland Laborshed Study Completed 2019-08-02
2018-2020 Short-Term Occupational Projections Released 2019-08-01
Iowa Workforce Development addresses LME Trucking closure 2019-07-29
First Quarter 2019 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2019-07-29
Gov. Reynolds encourages applicants for the Last-Dollar Scholarship by Aug. 1 2019-07-25
Iowa Adds 5,600 Jobs in June, Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.4 Percent 2019-07-19
Additional County Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance 2019-07-10
Iowans’ Unemployment and Injury Benefits Increase 2019-06-28
Iowa Workforce Development and Agency Partners Announce New Social Security Disability Benefits Website 2019-06-27
Laborshed Studies Completed in North Central Iowa 2019-06-25
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.4 Percent in May 2019-06-21
Gov. Reynolds encourages applicants for Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund 2019-06-12
Iowa Workforce Development Launches New User-Friendly Employment Services System 2019-06-03
Laborshed Studies Completed in Cedar Valley Region 2019-05-21
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Holds Steady at 2.4 Percent in April 2019-05-17
Additional County Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance 2019-05-13
Additional County Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance 2019-05-09
Fourth Quarter 2018 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2019-05-08
Workers’ Memorial Day Honors Iowans Who Lost Their Lives In The Workplace 2019-04-26
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.4 in March 2019-04-19
Additional Counties Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Insurance Benefits 2019-04-17
2018 Statewide Laborshed Study Released 2019-04-10
Series of Laborshed Studies Released in Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Region 2019-04-02
Iowa Workforce Development Selects Three Organizations to Expand Registered Apprenticeship Opportunities 2019-04-01
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Remains Steady in February 2019-03-22
2018-2020 Short-Term Industry Projections Released 2019-03-20
Unemployment Benefits to be Delayed One Day 2019-03-13
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.4 Percent in January 2019-03-11
Gov. Reynolds Announces 2019 Statewide Summit Connecting Workforce, STEM and Workplace Partnerships 2019-02-27
Iowa Division of Labor Commissioner Michael Mauro Announces Retirement 2019-02-22
Enhancing Workforce Staff Capacity to Grow Apprenticeship 2019-02-15
Additional Opportunities to Apply for Registered Apprenticeship Funding 2019-01-29
New Series of Laborshed Studies Released 2019-01-25
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.4 Percent for Third Month 2019-01-18
Christie Door Company Starts Overhead Door Installer Registered Apprenticeship Program 2019-01-16
Iowa Workforce Development Awards Funds to Expand Registered Apprenticeship Opportunities 2019-01-14
First Laborshed Studies Under New Program Released 2019-01-09