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UI Payment Announcement

Payments for the week ending January 14, 2017 will be issued the evening of January 17, 2017 if you have reported your weekly continued claim. You will not be able to check the status of your UI claim for week ending January 14, 2017 until January 18, 2017.  

Future Ready Iowa Alliance Continues Momentum in 2017 to Address Iowa’s Skills Gap

Today, Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds and the Future Ready Iowa Alliance including business and community leaders, started off the New Year with a renewed focus on helping Iowans get necessary skills to meet employer needs in the 21st century economy.

IWD Customers Targeted in Unemployment Insurance Scam

Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) officials have recently learned of a phishing scam targeted at Iowans filing for unemployment insurance benefits. Individuals receiving an email from “Unemployment Assist” info@unemployment-assist.com should not click on any of the links in the email, including the unsubscribe link.

Future Ready Iowa Alliance Meeting Agenda, January 3, 2017

The Future Ready Iowa Alliance will be holding its first meeting in 2017 on Tuesday, January 3. The meeting is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Des Moines Botanical Center. The agenda is available.