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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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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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Feb 5, 2021

DWS offers statewide webinar to help workers find jobs

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is hosting an informational webinar to help workers affected by recent […]

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Jan 28, 2021

DWS opens PEUC payments to UI claimants; reprogramming continues for PUA & MEUC programs

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) announced today that the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program is […]

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Jan 15, 2021

DWS begins issuing FPUC payments to UI claimants; reprogramming continues for PUA & PEUC programs

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has begun issuing payments to Unemployment Insurance (UI) claimants for Federal Pandemic […]

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Jan 13, 2021

Virtual Town Hall to focus on new & extended Unemployment Insurance programs on Friday, Jan. 15

CHEYENNE – The Department of Workforce Services is hosting a Virtual Town Hall at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, to […]

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Jan 6, 2021

The Commission will vote on the adoption of Chapter 37 of the Rules and Regulations of the Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Division

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Unemployment Insurance Commission willconsider the proposal to adopt Chapter 37 of the Unemployment […]

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Jan 4, 2021

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services works with Department of Labor to implement COVID relief programs

CHEYENNE – A COVID-19 relief package that includes an extension of federal unemployment benefits was signed into law on Sunday. […]

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Dec 10, 2020

Unemployment Insurance benefits provided by CARES Act will expire on Dec. 26; benefits may end earlier for some

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

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Dec 7, 2020

Proposed changes to the Practice and Procedure, Chapter 3 Enforcement, Section 6, Penalties of Wyoming OSHA Division

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wyoming OSHA Commission isproposing to increase the penalty fees, incorporating by reference the […]

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