News Releases Archive

News Releases

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Second Quarter 2020 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2020-10-26
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 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
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of June 21 - June 27, 2020 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
Iowans can access free professional courses online through Coursera 2020-06-19
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Decreases to 10.0 Percent in May 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
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.7 Percent in March 2020-04-17
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of April 5 - April 11, 2020 2020-04-16
Northwest Iowa Development Region Laborshed Studies Released 2020-04-16
Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of March 29 - April 4, 2020 2020-04-09
2018-2028 Industry Projections Released 2020-04-06
Iowa Workforce Development outlines CARES Act benefits and implementation 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
Gov. Reynolds announces unemployment insurance tax extension to assist small businesses 2020-03-23
2019 Statewide Laborshed Analysis Released 2020-03-23
Workers impacted by COVID-19 closures can apply online for unemployment benefits 2020-03-17
Governor Reynolds announces assistance for employees and employers affected by COVID-19 related layoffs 2020-03-16
Iowa's Unemployment Rate at 2.8 Percent in January 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
Employer 1099-G Forms to be mailed January 21 2020 2019-12-23
IWD, local leaders announce Carroll IowaWORKS office will relocate to Denison in 2020 2019-12-23
Calhoun County Becomes the 100th Home Base Iowa Community 2019-12-20
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.6 Percent 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
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
First Quarter 2019 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2019-07-29