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News Releases

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Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.3 Percent in January 2017-03-13
IowaWORKS Offices Closed for Staff In-Service 2017-02-17
Future Ready Iowa Website & Career Coach Tool 2017-02-08
Third Quarter 2016 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2017-02-06
Branstad, Reynolds Announce State Workforce Development Board Subcommittee to Address Minority Unemployment 2017-02-06
Iowa Workforce Development Selects Cory Kelly as New Communications Director 2017-02-03
2016 – 2017 Legislature PowerPoint Presentation 2017-02-01
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.6 Percent in December 2017-01-24
Branstad, Reynolds Announce Launch of Future Ready Iowa Website 2017-01-23
UI Payment Announcement 2017-01-13
Future Ready Iowa Alliance Continues Momentum in 2017 to Address Iowa’s Skills Gap 2017-01-03
Future Ready Iowa Alliance Meeting Agenda, January 3, 2017 2016-12-30
IWD Customers Targeted in Unemployment Insurance Scam 2016-12-30
Benefit Update 2016-12-29
Weekly Continued Claim Payment Update 2016-12-27
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.8 Percent in November 2016-12-16
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Decreases to 4.1 Percent in October 2016-11-18
Unemployment Insurance Division Administrator Appointed to Integrity Center Steering Committee for National Workforce Agency 2016-11-14
2016 Apprenticeship Week Proclamation 2016-11-14
Second Quarter 2016 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2016-11-09
Iowa Workforce Development Holds Events Throughout the State to Honor Veterans 2016-11-04
2014-2024 Industry and Occupational Projections Released 2016-11-02
Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds & Director Townsend Highlight Apprenticeship Appreciation and Awareness Week 2016-11-01
First Future Ready Iowa Alliance Meeting Brings Together Leaders from Across Iowa to Address Skills Gap 2016-10-28
Iowa Workforce Development names Myron Linn as new Deputy Director 2016-10-28
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.2 Percent in September 2016-10-21
Iowa receives $1.8 million grant to expand Registered Apprenticeship opportunities 2016-10-21
2016 Iowa Wage Survey and 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics Released 2016-10-13
IWD Director Beth Townsend Named Vice Chair of Veterans Affairs Committee for National Workforce Agency 2016-10-06
Iowa Workforce Development Receives $1.1 Million Grant to Integrate Workforce Systems 2016-10-06
Automated Phone Option Phased out Oct. 1; File Unemployment Insurance Claims Online 2016-09-30
Iowa Workforce Development Unveils Mobile Option for Filing Weekly Unemployment Insurance Claims 2016-09-27
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Trends Up to 4.2 Percent in August 2016-09-20
2016 Iowa’s Workforce and the Economy Released 2016-09-12
Iowa Workforce Development Releases Employer Unemployment Insurance Tax Table for 2017 2016-09-07
Final WIOA plan posted; public comment period open for 30 days 2016-09-06
First Quarter 2016 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2016-09-01
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases Slightly to 4.1 Percent in July 2016-08-19
Iowa Economy Gains 5,100 Jobs in June 2016-07-22
Iowans Encouraged to File Unemployment Claims Online 2016-07-20
Walmart Foundation Grant Gives Iowa Women Chance to try Construction, with the Goal of a Job and Higher Pay 2016-07-12
You’re Hired! One Door—Many Paths Career Fair attracts hundreds of job seekers to Prairie Meadows Conference Center 2016-06-27
One Door—Many Paths: a WIOA partners’ conference welcomes 500 participants to Central Iowa in groundbreaking initiative 2016-06-27
One Door, Many Paths: A Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Partners’ Conference to be Held in Altoona, 2016-06-22
Iowan's Jobless and Injury Benefits Increase 2016-06-22
May Unemployment Rate Remains Stable at 3.9 Percent 2016-06-17
Iowa receives $200,000 accelerator grant from U.S. Department of Labor to increase number of Registered Apprenticeships 2016-06-02
2015 Statewide Laborshed Study Released 2016-06-01
State Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.9 Percent in April 2016-05-20
Fourth Quarter 2015 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2016-05-10
IWD Director Townsend Presents at the Governor's 2016 Future Ready Iowa Summit 2016-04-19
Iowa Community Colleges Statewide Education Outcomes Report Released 2016-04-18
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.8 Percent in March 2016-04-15
WIOA Unified State Plan Submitted to Federal Agencies, Available to the Public 2016-04-11
"IWD Receives UI Appeals Monitoring Report, US Department of Labor Pleased with Progress Since August 2013" 2014-04-17
Council Bluffs - SW IA ECI: Hosting Two OSHA Training Opportunities for Businesses! 2013-05-21
Sioux City - Delta Air Lines Call Center Workers Qualify for Additional Workforce Benefits 2013-04-30
Burlington - Interstate Brands Corporation/Hostess Brands Workers Qualify for Additional Workforce Benefits 2013-04-24
Algona - Understanding The Different Generations Of Workers In The Workforce 2013-02-15
MyIowaUI Enhanced for Employer Convenience Related to Unemployment Insurance Taxes 2012-12-06
IowaWORKS Access Point Provide Lyon County Residents with Workforce Services 2012-09-12
Creston - Southern Hills ECI: Where Are All the Skilled Workers 2012-07-23
Employers Invited to Attend Labor Market Information Presentation 2012-06-22
Construction Contractor Registration 2012-05-25
"Council Bluffs ECI Workers" Compensation in Iowa: Overview, Hot Topics and Updates" 2012-05-07
Spencer - Unemployment Insurance - What Every Employer Needs to Know 2012-04-26
IWD Continues Unemployment Services in Local Center 2012-04-16
Dubuque - Panel Discussion On The Affordable Care Act 2012-03-28
IowaWORKS Access Points Provide Benton County Residents with Workforce Services 2012-03-15
Des Moines - 2012 Re-Entry Career and Community Resource Fair 2012-02-28
Iowa Library Services/State Library Launches First Capitol Complex IowaWORKS Access Point 2012-01-13
Five Counties Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Insurance Benefits 2011-10-27
IowaWORKS Decorah Opens in New Location 2011-08-15
IowaWORKS Eastern Iowa to Kick Off Shoes for Veterans Campaign 2011-06-17
Workers' Memorial Day Ceremony Honors Iowans Killed In The Workplace 2011-04-27
Iowa Workforce Development Hosts Conference on Researching the Green Economy 2011-04-18
Spencer - Recognizing and Dealing With Mental Illness in the Work Place 2011-02-15
Southwest Iowa ECI: "I-9 Documentation and Immigration Worksite Compliance" 2011-01-27
Spencer - Building Accountability & the Employers' Council of Iowa 2011-01-10
Spencer: Being Prepared For An OSHA Audit - Good Record Keeping Is The Key 2010-12-06
Workers' Compensation Commissioner Christopher Godfrey Testifies Before Congress 2010-11-22
SW Iowa ECI: "Workplace Discrimination Issues and the Relevance of Diversity & Inclusion" 2010-10-20
Nation's Workforce Leaders Highlight Skills Training to Grow Economy and Help Get Americans Back to Work 2010-09-23
Ten Hour OSHA General Industrial Safety Training Certificate Course 2010-09-07
32 Counties Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Insurance Benefits 2010-08-18
Iowa's Layoff Notification Law Now in Effect 2010-07-12
Recent Survey Demonstrates Difficulties Faced By Unemployed Iowans 2010-06-30
"New Hampton - IWD to Meet with Community Leaders, Discuss Employment Issues, Trust Fund Integrity & Recovery" 2010-06-16
"Clinton - IWD to Meet with Community Leaders, Discuss Employment Issues, Trust Fund Integrity & Recovery" 2010-06-15
New Unemployment Insurance Tax Online Filing System: My Iowa UI 2010-06-02
Orange City - ECI Workshop on I-9 Employment Documentation and Related Issues 2010-04-29
"Algona - "Mom, Dad, I Got A Job: - Child Labor Laws" 2010-03-09
Iowa Works Office in Dubuque Announces New Hours of Operation 2010-02-22
Iowa's Misclassification Program Proves Successful 2010-02-11
New Unemployment Insurance Tax Online Filing System: My Iowa UI 2010-02-11
"Spencer - ECI Meeting ""Leading Change""" 2010-02-10
Southwest Iowa ECI January OSHA Training Sessions 2010-01-05
Iowa Workforce Development Washington Office Reopens in a New Location 2009-12-22
Muscatine Fall Job Fair 2009-10-09
Southwest Iowa ECI: "Independent Contractor or Employee: Getting the Classification Wrong Can Hurt You!" 2009-09-25