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Iowa's Unemployment Rate Remains at 2.5 Percent
Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained at 2.5 percent in September. The state’s jobless rate was 3.0 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate declined to 3.7 percent in September.
Deadline to Apply for Registered Apprenticeship Funding is Friday, Oct. 26
DES MOINES – Organizations have until 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 to submit proposals to Iowa Workforce Development to receive funding to grow Registered Apprenticeship opportunities in Iowa.
City of Dubuque Launches Public Works Registered Apprenticeship Program
The City of Dubuque Public Works Department is welcoming applications for a new, two-year, paid apprenticeship program designed to prepare participants for a successful career in public works and to create a more diverse and better qualified applicant pool for the public works department.
Iowa's Unemployment Rate Drops to 2.5 Percent
Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 2.5 percent in August. The state’s jobless rate was 3.0 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate remained at 3.9 percent in August.