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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Nov 17, 2022

Workplace Stress – Make Work Better – Mental Health Matters

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Nov 17, 2022

Department of Workforce Services Awarded Unemployment Insurance Equity Grant for Wyoming

CHEYENNE, WY – Wyoming has been approved for $2,283,000 in funding through an Unemployment Insurance (UI) Equity Grant by the […]

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Nov 10, 2022

New program to recognize Wyoming businesses that hire veterans

CHEYENNE, WY—The Department of Workforce Services (DWS) is proud to announce the Wyoming Employers Hire Vets (WE Hire Vets) program […]

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Nov 9, 2022

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Joins Movement to Shine a Spotlight on Fraud

CHEYENNE, WY– Fraud costs organizations worldwide an estimated 5 percent of their annual revenues, according to a study conducted by […]

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Nov 8, 2022

The future is STEM

With over 100 occupations designated as STEM by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, including computer, mathematics, architecture, engineering, and […]

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Nov 4, 2022

Wyoming Employment and Payroll: Job Growth in Second Quarter 2022

From second quarter 2021 to second quarter 2022, Wyoming added 5,118 jobs (1.9%) and total payroll rose by $283.7 million […]

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Oct 24, 2022

Wyoming Unemployment Rises to 3.3% in September 2022

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment […]

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Oct 18, 2022

DWS taking public comment on Workers’ Compensation Rules on Fee Schedules and Miscellaneous Medical Protocols

CHEYENNE – The Department of Workforce Services is promulgating Chapters 9 and 10 of Workers’ Compensation rules regarding Fee Schedules […]

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Sep 26, 2022

DWS Promulgating Workers’ Compensation Chapter 9 – Fee Schedule Rules; Public Comment Open

CHEYENNE – The Department of Workforce Services is promulgating Chapter 9 – Fee Schedule Rules, and now seeks public comment […]

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Sep 21, 2022

Mining Council Quarterly Meeting to be held October 21

The Wyoming Mining Council will hold their 4th quarter meeting on Friday, October 21, 2022 at 8:00 AM. It will […]

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