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  1. 70-6200 Claimant Handbook 2017 Featured Link

    UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMANT HANDBOOK 2017-2018
  2. IowaWORKS Locations Featured Link

        Hours   Sunday Closed Monday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Tuesday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Wednesday   9:00 am to 4:30 pm Thursday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Saturday Closed Iowa WORKS Center Locations Burlington Carroll Cedar Rapids Council Bluffs Creston ​Davenport Des Moines Dubuque ​Fort
  3. Registered Apprenticeship Featured Link

    The Registered Apprenticeship system provides opportunity for workers seeking high-skilled, high-paying jobs and for employers seeking to build a qualified workforce. Registered Apprenticeship is an employer-driven model, combining on-the-job learning with related classroom instruction and allows
  4. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act- WARN Featured Link

    The Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) was enacted on August 4, 1988 and became effective on February 4, 1989. WARN offers protection to workers, their families, and communities by requiring employers to give 60 days advance notice of covered plant closings and covered mass
  5. Laborshed Studies Featured Link

    A Survey of Iowa’s Labor Force Laborshed studies provide community leaders, economic developers, site selectors and existing or prospective employers a flexible tool for understanding the workforce characteristics of their local labor market. A Laborshed is defined as the area or region from which
  6. Allowable Source Documentation for WIOA Title I Adult & Dislocated Worker Program Eligibility

    For eligibility in the WIOA Title I Adult & Dislocated Worker Programs, certain items must be documented and verified.  This outlines allowable documents that can be used to verify program eligibility.  
  7. Search Misclassification Decisions

    The list below is an archive of past misclassification cases heard by Iowa Administrative Law Judges. The decisions date from the inception of the Misclassification Unit at Iowa Workforce Development, in 2010. Every effort is made to keep this archive current as new cases are heard and decided.
  8. Eligible Training Provider List

    This policy details requirements for Registered Apprenticeship Programs to qualify for placement on the State of Iowa’s list of eligible providers and programs (ETPL). View the document by clicking on the link below.
  9. Allowable Source Documentation for WIOA Title I Youth Program Eligibility

    For eligibility in the WIOA Title I Youth Program, certain items must be documented and verified.  This outlines allowable documents that can be used to verify program eligibility.   View the document by clicking on the link below.
  10. State ECI Meeting Agendas & Minutes

    Review the list of State ECI meeting agendas & minutes
  11. Rapid Response

    Rapid Response plays an important role in providing customer-focused services to both dislocated workers and employers, ensuring immediate access to affected workers to help them quickly re-enter the workforce. View the document by clicking on the link below.
  12. Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN)

    WARN offers protection to workers, their families and communities by requiring employers to provide advance notice of plant closings and covered mass layoffs.  View the document by clicking on the link below.
  13. Policy Definitions

    This document can be used as a great reference when reviewing the policy information. View the document by clicking on the link below.
  14. Adult and Dislocated Worker Services Policy

    Iowa's adult and dislocated worker program serves adults whom are disconnected from education or the workforce system.
  15. Youth Policy

    Iowa's youth program serves youth and young adults whom are disconnected from education or the workforce system.
  16. Home Page Iowa Workforce Development

    IRS Form 1099-G Mailing Dates Iowa Workforce Development will begin mailing IRS Form 1099-G on Jan 22, 2018. The 1099-G includes any unemployment insurance benefits issued Jan. 1, 2017, through Dec. 28, 2017, and any federal and/or state taxes that were withheld. The Internal Revenue Service and
  17. Labor Market Information Division

    Welcome to the Labor Market Information Division The Labor Market Information (LMI) Division collects, analyzes and prepares a wide array of labor market data including: employment, industry and occupational statistics, wages, projections, trends and other workforce characteristics. Note: For
  18. News Release and Announcements

  19. Labor Market Information Feedback

    The Labor Market Information (LMI) Division welcomes your feedback.  Please share with us any questions or suggestions you have regarding LMI products and services.
  20. Iowa Registered Apprenticeships- for Employers

    To be submitted by employers. Items with * are required for submission.
  21. Iowa Registered Apprenticeships

    Items with * are required for submission.
  22. Job Offer Decline Form For Employers

    Iowa Workforce Development- Unemployment Insurance This form is for Employers to report Unemployed Claimants in Iowa who have refused legitimate job offers. All fields below are required for a successful submission.
  23. Job Interview Decline Form For Employers

    Iowa Workforce Development- Unemployment Insurance This form is for employers to report unemployed claimants in Iowa who have refused or not appeared for legitimate job interviews. All fields below are required for a successful submission.
  24. Report Potential Unemployment Business/Employer Fraud

    Iowa Workforce Development- Unemployment Insurance This form is for the general public to report employers in Iowa who may be  committing fraud against the Iowa Unemployment Insurance System. The fields below with an asterisk  *  are required for a successful submission. Please Note: This form may
  25. Report Potential Unemployment Claimant Fraud

    This form is for the general public to report unemployed claimants in Iowa who may be  committing fraud against the Iowa Unemployment Insurance System. The fields below with an asterisk  *  are required for a successful submission. Please Note: This form may be submitted anonymously.
  26. Contact Iowa Workforce Development

    You may contact Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) using the web form provided below. IWD welcomes any questions comments or special requests to be submitted via the web form.  Please do not send confidential information (e.g. social security numbers) to IWD via the web form or by email.
  27. IWD Feedback

    Iowa Workforce Development welcomes your feedback. Please share with us your questions and constructive suggestions. 
  28. Nebraska Furniture Mart, Inc. v. Iowa Workforce Development

    On July 27, 2016, IWD issued a notice to NFM informing it of the decision that an employer-employee relationship existed between itself and Lloyd Couchman. The notice informed NFM that “any appeal must be within 30 days” and that “the decision will be final if you do not file an appeal in thirty
  29. Schroeder Plumbing & Heating v. Iowa Workforce Development

    After receiving a “missing wages report,” IWD completed an investigation and determined that an employer-employee relationship existed between Schroeder Plumbing & Heating and Terry Greenslit. As a consequence, all of the remuneration paid to Greenslit was determined to be reportable for
  30. Alan Spencer Drywall v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Iowa Workforce Development (“IWD”) determined an employer-employee relationship existed between Appellant Alan Spencer Drywall and its workers, and found that Alan Spencer Drywall was liable for unemployment insurance contributions (tax) effective January 1, 2007. IWD issued a decision imposing the
  31. Bartels Home Service, LLC v. Iowa Workforce Development

    On September 25, 2012, Iowa Workforce Development (“IWD”) issued a decision finding an employer-employee relationship existed between Appellant Bartels Home Services, LLC and individuals performing services for the business between 2007 and 2011, and concluding Bartels Home Services owed $48,177.28
  32. Lorence Enterprises, LLC v. Iowa Workforce Development

    As the result of a complaint, Iowa Workforce Development (the Department) conducted an investigation to determine if Lorence Enterprises, LLC had employees or independent contractors. The Department issued a Notice of Employer Status and Liability dated December 24, 2013 finding that an employer
  33. David Dicus v. Iowa Workforce Development

    David Dicus (the employee) filed a timely appeal from a decision concerning whether an employer-employee relationship existed between Windows America and David Dicus, who performed services for Windows America.
  34. H & S Concrete v. Iowa Workforce Development

    On June 18, 2012, IWD Investigator Ryan Dostal and Field Auditor Russell Munsinger visited a worksite in Waukee, Iowa. They observed five workers and subcontractor Jose Sanchez, owner of H & S Concrete, laying concrete at the worksite. All of the workers were using H & S Concrete forms and
  35. Wisch Systems, Inc. v. Iowa Workforce Development

    IWD completed an investigation and determined that an employer-employee relationship existed between Wisch Systems, Inc., Mario Rikle, and three other workers performing services for Wisch Systems. A Notice of Employer Status and Liability dated April 19, 2013 with an effective date of August 31,
  36. Capri Toppert, TotSpot v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Justin Demsky, a Field Auditor for Iowa Workforce Development (“IWD”) completed an investigation into an allegation the appellant had incorrectly classified employees from 2010 through 2012, thereby avoiding unemployment insurance contributions. Mr. Demsky determined that an employee-employer
  37. Sureway Taxi of Iowa, LLC v. Iowa Workforce Development

    As the result of an anonymous tip Iowa Workforce Development (the Department) conducted an investigation into whether the individuals working for Sureway Taxi of Iowa, LLC should be classified as independent contractors or as employees. The Department issued a Notice of Employer Status and
  38. Pharos Innovations, LLC v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Bryan Beck contacted Ryan Dostal with Iowa Workforce Development (“IWD”) and reported he believed he had been misclassified by Appellant Pharos Innovations LLC (“Pharos”). IWD completed an investigation and determined an employer-employee relationship exists between Pharos and its workers. Pharos
  39. Dietch Construction v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Dietch Construction filed an appeal of two decisions issued by Iowa Workforce Development (the Department), both dated December 6, 2012. In one decision, the Department determined that an employer-employee relationship existed between the business and individuals performing services for the
  40. Mary A. Callahan-Elliott v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Mary A. Callahan-Elliott filed an appeal of a decision issued by Iowa Workforce Development (the Department) dated January 28, 2013. In that decision, the Department determined that an employer-employee relationship existed between Mary A. Callahan-Elliott (d/b/a Seventh Heaven Elder Group Home)
  41. Cornbelt Development, Inc. v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Douglas Lehman applied for unemployment insurance benefits. Iowa Workforce Development (“IWD”) learned Lehman had performed services for Appellant Cornbelt Development, Inc., d/b/a Travel Plus Limousines (“Travel Plus”). IWD completed a missing wage investigation and determined an employer-employee
  42. Bartels Home Services, LLC v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Bartels Home Services, LLC and Harness Nature, LLC each filed an appeal of decisions issued by Iowa Workforce Development (the Department). At hearing, the Department represented that it was withdrawing the September 27, 2012 decision that Harness Nature, LLC was appealing. Harness Nature, LLC
  43. Edgewood Communications v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Scott Langerman filed an appeal of a decision issued by Iowa Workforce Development (the Department) dated June 29, 2012. In that decision, the Department determined that an employer-employee relationship existed between Logan Nedrow and Mr. Langerman.
  44. Indian Hills Community College, Human Resources Dept. v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Robert Hensley filed an appeal of a decision issued by Iowa Workforce Development (the Department) dated November 30, 2010. In that decision, the Department determined that an employer-employee relationship existed between Indian Hills Community College and Hensley.
  45. All Star Consulting, Inc. v. Iowa Workforce Development

    All Star Consulting, Inc. filed an appeal from a Notice of Employer Status and Liability dated February 8, 2011 which determined that an employer/employee relationship existed between All Star Consulting, Inc. and the individuals performing services for the business from 2009 through 2011.
  46. Kim David & Lora David, LLC v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Tabitha Schnittjer applied for unemployment insurance benefits, claiming Kim David and Lara David, LLC was her employer. IWD completed an investigation and determined an employer-employee relationship exists between Kim David and Lora David, LLC and its workers. The employer appealed.
  47. Ardell & Diane Banta d/b/a D & B Salvage

    Jennifer Jacobson applied for unemployment insurance benefits, claiming D & B Salvage was her employer. IWD completed a missing wage investigation and determined an employer-employee relationship exists between D & B Salvage and its workers. Ardell Banta appealed.
  48. Hodge Construction v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Respondent Iowa Workforce Development (“IWD”) initiated a missing wage investigation involving Louise Calkins and Appellant Hodge Construction. IWD issued a decision on February 24, 2011 finding an employer-employee relationship existed between Hodge Construction and Calkins. Wendy Fowler filed an
  49. Semir Salihovic d/b/a Smart Roofing v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Semir Salihovic d/b/a Smart Roofing has filed an appeal of two decisions issued by Iowa Workforce Development (the Department). In the first decision, dated October 3, 2011, the Department determined that an employer-employee relationship existed between the Appellant and his workers during the
  50. Terry Groth d/b/a Groth Construction v. Iowa Workforce Development

    Iowa Workforce Development (“IWD”) issued a decision finding an employer-employee relationship existed between Terry Groth d/b/a Groth Construction and the individuals performing services for the business from 2005 through 2010. Groth Construction appealed.