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IRS Form 1099-G Mailing Dates

Iowa Workforce Development will begin mailing IRS Form 1099-G on Jan 22, 2018. The 1099-G includes any unemployment insurance benefits issued Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 28, 2017, and any federal and/or state taxes that were withheld. The Internal Revenue Service and the State Department of Revenue and Finance were also provided this information.

If you have changed your address since you last claimed benefits, please update your mailing address by calling Unemployment Insurance Customer Service at 1-866-239-0843 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you do not receive your 1099-G by Feb. 1, 2018, please call Unemployment Insurance Customer Service at 1-866-239-0843 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and request a duplicate copy be mailed to you.

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New "Earn and Learn Iowa" Website Promotes Registered Apprenticeship in Iowa

A new website has been launched to encourage Iowa employers and job seekers to explore Registered Apprenticeship opportunities. 

Iowa's Unemployment Rate at 2.9 in January

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2.9% in January after an upward revision to the December 2017 rate. The state’s jobless rate was 3.4 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent in January.

IowaWORKS Holds Annual Career Fair at Ankeny DMACC Campus

Job seekers are invited to attend the IowaWORKS 2018 Annual Career Fair on Wednesday, April 4, at the Ankeny DMACC Campus in the FFA Enrichment Center. Held by IowaWORKS Des Moines, the fair will offer veterans exclusive access from 1–1:30 p.m. and is open to all other attendees from 1:30–4 p.m. This event is free to the public.

Over 75 of Iowa’s top, local employers representing a wide variety of industries will attend. The career fair is a great opportunity to meet and visit with prospective employers and hand out resumes.

Dislocated Worker Transition Center in Waterloo to Close March 30 after Delivering $1.7 Million in Training, Support Services

The Dislocated Worker Transition Center, located on the campus of Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, will permanently close March 30, 2018, after delivering $1.7 million in training and support services to dislocated workers.

The Center and services targeted 1,300 workers who had been laid off by John Deere starting in the fall of 2014 because of a decline in farm equipment sales and were made possible through a National Emergency Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.