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Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 18-Year Low
Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 2.6 percent in July. The state’s jobless rate was 3.1 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate decreased to 3.9 percent in July.
More Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits Announced
(DES MOINES) – Registration is now open to attend Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits in four additional locations throughout the state, increasing the span of opportunities for collaboration among local stakeholders on workforce solutions.
Iowa Workforce Development Provides Additional Support for Businesses, Workers Affected by Thursday's Tornadoes
DES MOINES – In response to the tornado damage in Pella and Marshalltown, a temporary IowaWORKS Center has opened in Pella and the IowaWORKS Center in Marshalltown will have additional staff available.
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.7 Percent
Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remains at 2.7 percent in June. The state’s jobless rate was 3.2 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate increased to 4.0 percent in June.