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The 2018 Iowa Wage Survey and the 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics Wages have been released. 2018-08-20
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 18-Year Low 2018-08-17
First Quarter 2018 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2018-08-16
More Future Ready Iowa Regional Summits Announced 2018-08-09
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.7 Percent 2018-07-20
Iowa Workforce Development Provides Additional Support for Businesses, Workers Affected by Thursday's Tornadoes 2018-07-20
Deadline to Apply for Registered Apprenticeship Funding Extended to Friday, Aug. 10 2018-07-19
Statewide Future Ready Iowa Summits Announced 2018-07-16
Communications Engineering Company Starts Electronic Systems Technician Registered Apprenticeship Program 2018-07-10
NEW LABORSHED PROGRAM TO START JULY 1 2018-06-26
Iowan's Jobless and Injury Benefits Increase 2018-06-26
Funding Available to Help Grow Registered Apprenticeship Programs in Iowa 2018-06-20
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 2.7 Percent in May 2018-06-15
MATURA Head Start Launches Child Care Development Specialist Registered Apprenticeship Program in Iowa 2018-06-14
Master Bee Keeper Registered Apprenticeship Program Launched in Iowa 2018-06-05
IowaWORKS Location, Schedule Update 2018-06-01
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.8 Percent in April 2018-05-18
Gov. Reynolds announces IEDA, IWD partnership to conduct laborshed studies across Iowa 2018-05-10
Fourth Quarter 2017 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2018-05-08
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 2.8 Percent in March 2018-04-20
Workers Memorial Day Honors Iowans Who Lost Their Lives in the Workplace 2018-04-20
Laborshed Study Provides Insight on Iowa’s Workforce 2018-04-12
Elevate Advanced Manufacturing Parent's and Student's Night 2018-04-11
2016-2026 Industry Projections Released 2018-04-10
Over 1,000 People Attend Future Ready Iowa Summit 2018-04-06
Gov. Reynolds signs Future Ready Iowa Act 2018-04-04
2017 Statewide Laborshed Study Release 2018-03-29
Secretary Acosta Visits Iowa 2018-03-29
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.9 Percent in February 2018-03-23
New "Earn and Learn Iowa" Website Promotes Registered Apprenticeship in Iowa 2018-03-21
Iowa's Unemployment Rate at 2.9 in January 2018-03-12
Dislocated Worker Transition Center in Waterloo to Close March 30 after Delivering $1.7 Million in Training, Support Services 2018-03-07
IowaWORKS Holds Annual Career Fair at Ankeny DMACC Campus 2018-03-07
Iowa Governor Reynolds Attends Des Moines IowaWORKS Center Ribbon Cutting, Open House 2018-02-21
Third Quarter 2017 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2018-01-30
New interactive maps show unemployment rates, high-demand jobs by legislative district 2018-01-26
Iowa's Job Market Tightens as Unemployment Rate Drops to 2.8 Percent in December 2018-01-23
Iowa's Unemployment Insurance Division Ready to Assist Federal Workers Impacted by Government Shutdown 2018-01-22
Sioux City, Spencer IowaWORKS Centers Closed Today Due to Inclement Weather 2018-01-22
State to Invest in Skills Building and Making Iowa Future Ready 2018-01-18
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Drops Below 3.0 Percent for 1st Time in 17 Years 2017-12-22
Worker Benefits Meeting for Former Employees of Plastic Professions/Owner Revolution 2017-12-07
Worker Benefits Meeting for Former Employees of Ferrara Candy Company 2017-12-07
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.0 Percent in October 2017-11-17
Registered Apprenticeship Appreciation and Awareness Week Events 2017-11-08
Gov. Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Gregg & State Leaders Highlight National Apprenticeship Appreciation and Awareness Week 2017-11-08
Des Moines IowaWORKS Center Moving to New Location 2017-10-25
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Decreases to 3.2 Percent 2017-10-20
Iowa Workforce Development Congratulates Iowa Job Honor Award Honorees 2017-10-12
Updated Occupational Profiles Now Available 2017-10-09
Iowa Workforce Development Partners with Community of Creston to Support Employees Affected by Company Closure 2017-10-05
Black Hawk County Residents Join State, Local Leaders During Minority Unemployment Listening Tour in Waterloo 2017-10-05
Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Increases Slightly to 3.3 Percent in August 2017-09-15
Staffing Patterns Data Now Available 2017-09-12
2017 Iowa Wage Survey and 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics Released 2017-08-22
2017 Iowa's Workforce and the Economy Released 2017-08-18
Manufacturing Posts Job Gain for Third Straight Month; Iowa’s Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.2 Percent in July 2017-08-18
Iowa employer unemployment insurance taxes to decrease in 2018 2017-08-18
First Quarter 2017 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2017-08-07
Iowa Adds 11,200 Jobs in June 2017-07-21
Future Ready Iowa Alliance Releases Metrics That Matter Report 2017-07-18
IowaJobs.org Job Posting Statistics Now Available 2017-07-13
Workforce Needs Assessment Reports Released! 2017-07-05
Iowan's Jobless and Injury Benefits Increase 2017-06-23
Iowa Adds 5,500 Jobs in May 2017-06-16
IWD Director Beth Townsend Named Chair of Veterans Affairs Committee for National Workforce Agency 2017-05-26
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 3.1 Percent 2017-05-19
Minimum Earnings to Qualify for a Second Benefit Year will be Changing 2017-05-19
IowaWORKS Central Iowa 2017 Annual Career Fair 2017-05-11
Fourth Quarter 2016 Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages Released 2017-05-09
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Decreases Slightly to 3.1 Percent in March 2017-04-21
Workers' Memorial Day Honors Iowans Who Lost Their Lives in the Workplace 2017-04-21
Tama County Residents Gather to Share Opinions, Experiences with Minority Unemployment and Outreach Standing Committee Members During Listening Tour Session at Meskwaki 2017-04-20
New Law Changes Iowa Workforce Development Board Structure 2017-04-17
Polk County Residents Gathered to Share Opinions, Experiences with Minority Unemployment and Outreach Standing Committee Members During First Listening Tour Session 2017-04-12
Dubuque County Residents Invited to Share Opinions, Experiences with Minority Unemployment and Outreach Standing Committee Members During Listening Tour Session in April 2017-04-10
Black Hawk County Residents Invited to Share Opinions, Experiences with Minority Unemployment and Outreach Standing Committee Members During Listening Tour Sessions in Waterloo 2017-04-10
Polk County Residents Invited to Share Opinions, Experiences with Minority Unemployment and Outreach Committee Members During Listening Tour Sessions in April 2017-04-05
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.2 Percent in February 2017-03-24
Iowa STEM School Partners will Pilot New Quality Pre-Apprenticeship Model 2017-03-20
Iowa's 2016 Industry Profiles Released 2017-03-15
Long and Short-term Industry and Occupations Released 2017-03-15
2016 Statewide Laborshed Study Release 2017-03-14
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
IWD Customers Targeted in Unemployment Insurance Scam 2016-12-30
Future Ready Iowa Alliance Meeting Agenda, January 3, 2017 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