Within the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, each division is responsible for a variety of programs and services. These are deeply impactful to Wyoming residents in terms of safety advocacy and enforcement; job connection and training; benefits to those who have lost employment, have been injured on the job or have become disabled; and enforcement of labor law.

Learn more about each division’s responsibilities, as well as the services and programs they offer, below.

Business Training and Support Unit
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Connects employers with professional development opportunities to increase employee skill attainment.

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Communications
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Provides information, education, and data on the Wyoming Workforce, and handles all media inquiries and public records requests for the department.

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Disability Determination
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Determines whether claimants are eligible for Social Security disability benefits.

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Employment Tax
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Responsible for the Audit and Compliance functions of both the Unemployment Insurance and Workers’ Compensation programs.

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Labor Standards
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Enforces all labor laws created for the protection of Wyoming workers.

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OSHA
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Ensures that all of Wyoming’s businesses are safe places to work.

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Research & Planning
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Collects, analyzes, and publishes timely and accurate labor market information (LMI) meeting established statistical standards.

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State Mine Inspector’s Office
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Information about certifications, inspections, rules, and training related to the mining industry.

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Unemployment Insurance
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Assists employers with all unemployment insurance and tax concerns, and serves those who need and are eligible for unemployment insurance benefits.

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Vocational Rehabilitation
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Committed to helping people with disabilities establish and reach vocational goals that help them become productive working citizens.

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Workers’ Compensation
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Find information about reporting an injury in the workplace, getting disability benefits, and other related subjects.

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Workforce Center & Program Operations
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Responsible for the employment and human services aspects of DWS.

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