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Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.5 Percent
2019-09-20

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2.5 percent in August. The state’s jobless rate was 2.4 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 3.7 percent in August.

Unemployment Tax Rate Table Remains the Same for 2020
2019-09-18

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: Sept. 18, 2019
Contact: Molly Elder
Email:  molly.elder@iwd.iowa.gov

 

Unemployment Tax Rate Table Remains the Same for 2020

DES MOINES – Today, Iowa Workforce Development officials announced that the unemployment tax rate table will remain unchanged for 2020. Tax rates will be the second lowest allowed by law.

Gov. Reynolds Announces Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund Recipients
2019-08-27

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: August 27, 2019
Contact: Molly Elder
Telephone: 515-725-4116
Email:  molly.elder@iwd.iowa.gov

Gov. Reynolds Announces Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund Recipients

Iowa Workforce Development announces National Dislocated Worker Grant recipients
2019-08-21

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: August 21, 2019
Contact: Molly Elder
Telephone: 515-725-4116
Email:  molly.elder@iwd.iowa.gov

Iowa Workforce Development announces National Dislocated Worker Grant recipients