News Releases Archive

News Releases

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Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.3 Percent in January 2017-03-13
IowaWORKS Offices Closed for Staff In-Service 2017-02-17
Future Ready Iowa Website & Career Coach Tool 2017-02-08
Branstad, Reynolds Announce State Workforce Development Board Subcommittee to Address Minority Unemployment 2017-02-06
Third Quarter 2016 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2017-02-06
Iowa Workforce Development Selects Cory Kelly as New Communications Director 2017-02-03
2016 – 2017 Legislature PowerPoint Presentation 2017-02-01
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.6 Percent in December 2017-01-24
Branstad, Reynolds Announce Launch of Future Ready Iowa Website 2017-01-23
UI Payment Announcement 2017-01-13
Future Ready Iowa Alliance Continues Momentum in 2017 to Address Iowa’s Skills Gap 2017-01-03
Future Ready Iowa Alliance Meeting Agenda, January 3, 2017 2016-12-30
IWD Customers Targeted in Unemployment Insurance Scam 2016-12-30
Benefit Update 2016-12-29
Weekly Continued Claim Payment Update 2016-12-27
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.8 Percent in November 2016-12-16
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Decreases to 4.1 Percent in October 2016-11-18
Unemployment Insurance Division Administrator Appointed to Integrity Center Steering Committee for National Workforce Agency 2016-11-14
2016 Apprenticeship Week Proclamation 2016-11-14
Second Quarter 2016 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2016-11-09
Iowa Workforce Development Holds Events Throughout the State to Honor Veterans 2016-11-04
2014-2024 Industry and Occupational Projections Released 2016-11-02
Gov. Branstad, Lt. Gov. Reynolds & Director Townsend Highlight Apprenticeship Appreciation and Awareness Week 2016-11-01
First Future Ready Iowa Alliance Meeting Brings Together Leaders from Across Iowa to Address Skills Gap 2016-10-28
Iowa Workforce Development names Myron Linn as new Deputy Director 2016-10-28
Iowa receives $1.8 million grant to expand Registered Apprenticeship opportunities 2016-10-21
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 4.2 Percent in September 2016-10-21
2016 Iowa Wage Survey and 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics Released 2016-10-13
Iowa Workforce Development Receives $1.1 Million Grant to Integrate Workforce Systems 2016-10-06
IWD Director Beth Townsend Named Vice Chair of Veterans Affairs Committee for National Workforce Agency 2016-10-06
Automated Phone Option Phased out Oct. 1; File Unemployment Insurance Claims Online 2016-09-30
Iowa Workforce Development Unveils Mobile Option for Filing Weekly Unemployment Insurance Claims 2016-09-27
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Trends Up to 4.2 Percent in August 2016-09-20
2016 Iowa’s Workforce and the Economy Released 2016-09-12
Iowa Workforce Development Releases Employer Unemployment Insurance Tax Table for 2017 2016-09-07
Final WIOA plan posted; public comment period open for 30 days 2016-09-06
First Quarter 2016 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2016-09-01
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases Slightly to 4.1 Percent in July 2016-08-19
Iowa Economy Gains 5,100 Jobs in June 2016-07-22
Iowans Encouraged to File Unemployment Claims Online 2016-07-20
Walmart Foundation Grant Gives Iowa Women Chance to try Construction, with the Goal of a Job and Higher Pay 2016-07-12
You’re Hired! One Door—Many Paths Career Fair attracts hundreds of job seekers to Prairie Meadows Conference Center 2016-06-27
One Door—Many Paths: a WIOA partners’ conference welcomes 500 participants to Central Iowa in groundbreaking initiative 2016-06-27
One Door, Many Paths: A Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Partners’ Conference to be Held in Altoona, 2016-06-22
Iowan's Jobless and Injury Benefits Increase 2016-06-22
May Unemployment Rate Remains Stable at 3.9 Percent 2016-06-17
Iowa receives $200,000 accelerator grant from U.S. Department of Labor to increase number of Registered Apprenticeships 2016-06-02
2015 Statewide Laborshed Study Released 2016-06-01
State Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.9 Percent in April 2016-05-20
Fourth Quarter 2015 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2016-05-10
IWD Director Townsend Presents at the Governor's 2016 Future Ready Iowa Summit 2016-04-19
Iowa Community Colleges Statewide Education Outcomes Report Released 2016-04-18
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.8 Percent in March 2016-04-15
WIOA Unified State Plan Submitted to Federal Agencies, Available to the Public 2016-04-11
State of Iowa Workforce Development Board Approves Iowa’s Workforce Plan 2016-03-25
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Increases to 3.7 Percent in February 2016-03-25
Future Ready Iowa Message from Director Beth Townsend 2016-03-17
Iowa Workforce Development Deputy Director Appointed Chair of National Committee 2016-03-14
Iowa January Unemployment Rate Release 2016-03-14
IWD Customers targeted in Unemployment Insurance scam 2016-03-08
IWD Director Beth Townsend addresses recent audit report at IWD State Board Meeting 2016-02-26
State Workforce Board Meeting: Friday, February 26, 2016 2016-02-19
Future Ready Iowa Summit 2016-02-10
IWD 2015-2016 Performance Summary Materials 2016-02-09
Walmart Foundation Grant 2016-02-06
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.4 Percent in December 2016-01-26
Mailing of Form 1099-G 2016-01-20
IWD Labor Market Information Division Launches Redesigned Data and Workforce Information Website 2016-01-20
Iowa Nonfarm Jobs Increase by 8,400 in November 2015-12-18
Update in Customer Service Hours Effective Monday, December 14 2015-11-25
Cedar Valley Employers’ Council of Iowa to Plan 2016 Meeting Topics 2015-11-25
Iowa Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.5 Percent in October 2015-11-20
State Workforce Board Meeting: Thursday, November 19, 2015 2015-11-19
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.6 Percent in September 2015-10-20
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.7 Percent in August 2015-09-18
Iowa Workforce Development Releases Employer Unemployment Insurance Tax Table Changes 2015-09-04
Iowa's Unemployment Rate at 3.8 Percent in July 2015-08-21
State Workforce Board Meeting: Thursday, August 20, 2015 2015-08-18
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.7 Percent 2015-07-21
Iowa Workforce Development Launches New Website with Enhanced Features 2015-07-16
Iowa Workforce Development Announces Emily Chafa Promoted to Appeals Division Manager 2015-07-06
Iowa Workforce Development Selects Courtney Maxwell Greene as New Communications Director 2015-07-06
Iowan's Jobless and Injury Benefits Increase 2015-06-25
Iowa Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.8 Percent 2015-06-19
Iowa Workforce Development Receives $5.2 million Sector Partnership National Emergency Grant Partners with Iowa Central Community College to Assist Long-Term Unemployed Workers 2015-06-18
Iowa Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.8 Percent 2015-05-27
New Process for Child Labor Work Permits Effective June 1 2015-05-15
Iowa Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.0 Percent 2015-04-21
IowaWORKS Services Offered to Offenders Before Release 2015-04-02
Chief Information Officer Recognized as one of Government Technology Magazine’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers of 2015 2015-04-02
Iowa Workforce Development Receives $1.04 million Unemployment Insurance Grant Enhances Voluntary Shared Work Program 2015-02-03
Iowa Workforce Development Awards Registered Apprenticeship Training Funds 2015-01-09
Iowa Workforce Development Foundation Receives Walmart Foundation Grant 2014-12-23
Iowa Workforce Development Receives $1.78 million Unemployment Insurance Performance and Integrity Grant 2014-09-23
Iowa’s Employer Unemployment Insurance Tax Tables Continue Improvement in 2015 2014-08-25
Iowa Workforce Development Partners with the City of Cherokee to Support Tyson Workers 2014-07-29
Iowa Workforce Development Launches Hilton HHonors Military Initiative 2014-06-23
Iowa Workforce Development Receives Outstanding Review of the Unemployment Insurance Program 2014-06-17
Iowan's Jobless and Injury Benefits Increase 2014-06-05
Workers Memorial Day Honors Iowans Who Lost Their Lives in the Workplace 2014-04-23