Forest City Iowa Workforce Development Office Slated to Close


For Immediate Release
Contact: Kerry Koonce - Telephone: (515) 281-9646

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DES MOINES – Progressive levels of reduced funding for workforce services has forced Iowa Workforce Development to close 15 offices throughout the state. Effective May 26, 2006, services will no longer be provided in Forest City.

“The decision to close offices was a difficult one,” indicated Regional Workforce Development Manager Nancy Bair, “many of our customers will find it necessary to travel to surrounding counties for workforce services.”

Iowa Workforce Development is committed to providing quality, customer-friendly services throughout the state in the remaining 54 offices. Additionally, the most common services such as searching and posting jobs; download required employer postings; file unemployment insurance claims; access regional information and more are available 24/7 online at