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.

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Sep 19, 2020

FEMA limits Unemployment Insurance Lost Wages Assistance Program (LWA) to six weeks

CHEYENNE – On September 9, 2020 the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) informed the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS), […]

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Sep 18, 2020

Fall Virtual Job Fair to be held on September 30 via Zoom

The Cheyenne Workforce Center is partnering with Laramie County Community College to bring you the 2020 Fall Job Fair. It […]

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Sep 17, 2020

OSHA announces revised standards on Beryllium and Silica

Revising the Beryllium Standard for General Industry Inspection Procedures for the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standards

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Sep 16, 2020

Extended benefits to end September 19

On September 11, The United States Department of Labor informed the Department of Workforce Services that the Wyoming Insured Unemployment […]

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Sep 9, 2020

Proposed Changes to the Rules, Regulations and Fee Schedule of the Wyoming Workers’ Compensation Division

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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Sep 2, 2020

What do I need to know about ensuring a safe and healthy workplace?

https://www.employer.gov/EmploymentIssues/safety-and-health/

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Aug 30, 2020

Strategies for protecting K-12 school staff from COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/k-12-staff.html

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Aug 28, 2020

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Questions and Answers

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic/ffcra-questions

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Aug 28, 2020

Determining your FFCRA eligibility

https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/ffcra/benefits-eligibility-webtool

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Aug 27, 2020

COVID-19 resources employers can print

https://www.osha.gov/publications/publication-products?publication_title=coronavirus

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