The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is interested in keeping the public apprised of workforce-related issues affecting the state. Please visit the below-referenced links to view recent news and events associated with such issues. If you are a member of the media and would like to contact our Communications team, please email DWS-Communications@wyo.gov.

Mar 9, 2021

Wyoming Workforce Services urges public to be on guard against social media fraud attempts

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) has become aware of multiple attempts by fraudsters to obtain individuals’ […]

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Mar 4, 2021

Workforce Services offers grant opportunities for Wyoming businesses to offset costs of training employees

CHEYENNE – Many local businesses are working hard to make it through recent economic challenges and to both train and […]

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Mar 2, 2021

ATTENTION UI CLAIMANTS: Unless extensions or new programs are created, federal UI benefits will expire on March 13

Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits for many claimants who would not qualify for regular UI are scheduled to expire on March […]

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Mar 2, 2021

Departments of Family Services and Workforce Services invite the public to a Virtual Town Hall explaining the Emergency Rental Assistance Program

CHEYENNE – The Department of Family Services (DFS) is preparing to administer the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) in Wyoming to […]

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Feb 19, 2021

DWS now paying Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

CHEYENNE – The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is now accepting UI applications from those individuals who do not qualify […]

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Feb 18, 2021

Mining Council First Quarterly Meeting to be held March 12

Wyoming Mining Council’s 1st Quarterly Meeting will be Friday, March 12th at 9:00 AM using Google Meets. Any interested party […]

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Feb 11, 2021

DWS presents Virtual Town Hall for PUA claimants

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is preparing to implement the renewed Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program, […]

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Feb 10, 2021

Keeping workers safe at COVID-19 vaccination sites (.PDF)

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Feb 8, 2021

COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation claims summary available

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services published an initial summary of COVID-19 workers’ compensation claims filed as of […]

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Feb 8, 2021

Wyoming Unemployment Insurance payments pass $440M

CHEYENNE – Since March 19, 2020, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services’ (DWS) Unemployment Insurance (UI) division has distributed more […]

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