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

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May 13, 2021

OSHA provides safety tips for food & beverage businesses around curbside pickup & takeout

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May 13, 2021

Workers’ Compensation Division proposed changes to the Rules, Regulations and Fee Schedule

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wyoming Workers’ CompensationDivision is proposing changes that will affect the Division’s rules, regulations […]

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May 12, 2021

Governor Gordon withdraws Wyoming from COVID-era Unemployment programs

CHEYENNE – Governor Mark Gordon has announced that Wyoming will end its participation in federal supplemental unemployment benefits in order […]

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May 10, 2021

2021 Safety & Workforce Summit will prepare Wyoming workers and employers to be ‘Agents of Change’

CHEYENNE – Dr. Michelle Rozen, America’s top expert on leading change, will deliver the keynote address at the 2021 Wyoming […]

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May 3, 2021

Labor Standards Division public notice of proposed changes

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wyoming Labor Standards Division isproposing updates on Chapter 12 – Preference for Wyoming […]

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Apr 30, 2021

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance expands

CHEYENNE – The U.S. Department of Labor has released guidance that has expanded Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) eligibility. Three new […]

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Apr 27, 2021

Wyoming Workforce Services observes Workers Memorial Day

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) announced today that it will be joining national efforts to increase […]

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Apr 24, 2021

Wyoming residents have received more than $42 million in Unemployment Insurance aid during pandemic

CHEYENNE – Since the coronavirus pandemic began in Wyoming, workers in the state have received more than $42 million in […]

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Apr 19, 2021

UI benefits to Wyoming workers approach $500 million as state reaches anniversary of first CARES Act payments

CHEYENNE – One year ago, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) began distributing payments to Unemployment Insurance (UI) claimants […]

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Apr 8, 2021

DWS, WWDC host U.S. Department of Labor webinar to clarify youth labor laws for Wyoming employers

CHEYENNE – With summer approaching, many young people will be looking for employment opportunities.The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, in […]

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