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Iowa to end participation in federal unemployment benefit programs, citing strong labor market and recovering economy 2021-05-11
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of April 25 - May 1, 2021 2021-05-06
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of April 18 - 24, 2021 2021-04-29
Governor Reynolds Announces Child Care Task Force Virtual Town Hall Meetings 2021-04-28
Fourth Quarter 2020 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2021-04-27
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of April 11 - 17, 2021     2021-04-22
Iowa Workforce Development encourages Iowans to be vigilant, take precautions to protect identity following reports of increased fraud attempts 2021-04-19
Iowa's Unemployment Rate at 3.7 Percent in March 2021-04-16
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of April 4 - 10, 2021  2021-04-15
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of March 28 – April 3, 2021   2021-04-08
Governor Reynolds Announces Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Internship Pilot Program Grant Awards   2021-04-07
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of March 21- 27, 2021   2021-04-01
Iowa's Unemployment Rate at 3.6 Percent in February 2021-03-26
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of March 14 - 20, 2021  2021-03-25
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of March 7- 13, 2021 2021-03-18
Applications now open for the Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Program Expansion Grant 2021-03-17
Iowa Workforce Development launches podcast series to communicate with Iowans 2021-03-16
Iowa's Unemployment Rate at 3.5 Percent in January 2021-03-15
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of February 28 - March 6, 2021 2021-03-11
Gov. Reynolds Announces Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund Awardees  2021-03-11
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of February 21 - 27, 2021  2021-03-04
Iowa launches improved reinstatement process to aid small businesses 2021-03-03
Iowa Workforce Development Announces Remote / Work From Home Jobs Display 2021-03-03
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of February 14 - 20, 2021 2021-02-25
Governor Reynolds encourages employers, non-profits, educational institutions, and community groups to apply for the Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Internship Pilot Program Grant 2021-02-23
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of February 7 - 13, 2021 2021-02-18
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of January 31- February 6, 2021 2021-02-11
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of January 24 - 30, 2021 2021-02-04
Iowa Workforce Development Announces Some Claimants May Not Have Received New Unemployment Insurance Debit Card 2021-01-28
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of January 17 - 23, 2021 2021-01-28
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.1 Percent in December 2021-01-26
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of January 10 - 16, 2021 2021-01-21
Iowa Workforce Development will reissue 1099-G tax forms to claimants following identified error   2021-01-20
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of January 3 - 9, 2021  2021-01-14
Gov. Reynolds Announces Employer Innovation Fund and Child Care Challenge Funding Opportunities 2021-01-13
Iowa Workforce Development provides guidance on recently authorized federal benefits programs 2021-01-11
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of December 27, 2020 - January 2, 2021 2021-01-07
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of December 20-26, 2020 2020-12-31
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of December 13-19, 2020 2020-12-23
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops Slightly to 3.6 Percent in November 2020-12-18
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of December 6-12, 2020 2020-12-17
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of November 29 - December 5, 2020 2020-12-10
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of November 22-28, 2020 2020-12-03
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of November 15-21, 2020 2020-11-25
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.6 Percent in October 2020-11-20
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of November 8-14, 2020 2020-11-19
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of November 1-7, 2020 2020-11-12
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of October 25-31, 2020 2020-11-05
IWD announces new location for the Denison IowaWORKS office  2020-11-04
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of October 18 - 24, 2020 2020-10-29
USDOL notifies IWD that due to economic recovery, State Extended Benefits program will end Oct. 31, 2020 2020-10-23
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of October 11 - 17, 2020 2020-10-22
Iowa Workforce Development announces amendment to Coronavirus Relief Fund Earn and Learn grant opportunity  2020-10-21
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.7 Percent in September 2020-10-20
Governor Reynolds announces Registered Apprenticeship Expansion Grant awardees and encourages applicants for new Coronavirus Relief Fund grant opportunity 2020-10-19
Director Beth Townsend Appointed to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans 2020-10-16
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of October 4 - 10, 2020 2020-10-15
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of September 27 - October 3, 2020 2020-10-08
Individuals in Clinton County Now Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance 2020-10-07
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of September 20-26, 2020 2020-10-01
Gov. Reynolds announces Coronavirus Relief Fund Registered Apprenticeship Expansion Grant Opportunities   2020-09-28
Two Regions Have Laborshed Studies Completed 2020-09-24
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of September 13 - 19, 2020 2020-09-24
Gov. Reynolds announces Coronavirus Relief Fund Employer Innovation Fund grant awards 2020-09-23
Iowa's unemployment rate declines to 6.0 percent in August 2020-09-18
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of September 6 - 12, 2020 2020-09-17
New IowaWORKS mobile app helps job seekers connect with workforce services 2020-09-14
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of August 30 - September 5, 2020 2020-09-10
Iowa Workforce Development Issues Lost Wages Assistance Program Payments 2020-09-03
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of August 23 - 29, 2020 2020-09-03
Individuals in Additional Counties Now Eligible to Apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance 2020-09-02
Unemployment Insurance Tax Rate Table Remains the Same for 2021 2020-08-31
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of August 16 - 22, 2020 2020-08-27
Gov Reynolds announces $5 million for Employer Innovation Fund grants to upskill Iowa’s workforce 2020-08-26
Linn County eligible to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance 2020-08-25
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Declines to 6.6 Percent in July 2020-08-21
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of August 9  - August 15, 2020 2020-08-20
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of August 2  - August 8, 2020 2020-08-13
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of July 26  - August 1, 2020 2020-08-06
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of July 19 - July 25, 2020 2020-07-30
2020 Iowa's Workforce and the Economy Released 2020-07-29
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of July 12 - July 18, 2020 2020-07-23
First Quarter 2020 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2020-07-20
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Falls to 8.0 Percent in June 2020-07-17
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of July 5 - July 11, 2020 2020-07-16
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
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
Gov. Reynolds directs $490 million of CARES Funds into Unemployment Trust Fund 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