It is important that we be able to provide timely payments to you for your benefits, and in doing so, are making some changes. Therefore, as of 05/31/2024, you will no longer be able to file your weekly continued claims for payment over the telephone using the automated Interactive Voice Response (IVR) system. You will be able to file your continued claims online at by logging in and clicking on Continued Claim  >  File Continued Claim.

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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Jun 16, 2023

Save the Date: Safe + Sound Week, August 7-13

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Jun 14, 2023

OSHA Quarterly Commission meeting scheduled

Date: June 16, 2023Time: 9:30 a.m.Location: Via Zoom and at 5221 Yellowstone, Mt. Helen Room, Cheyenne WY, 82009 Zoom Link: […]

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Jun 13, 2023

Unemployment Insurance Commission to meet virtually to review proposed rules changes

CASPER – The Unemployment Insurance Commission, under the umbrella of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, gives notices of its […]

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Jun 6, 2023

DWS taking public comment on repeal of Apprenticeship Utilization Program Rules

CHEYENNE – The Department of Workforce Services is repealing Chapter 1 of the Apprenticeship Utilization Program rules and now seeks […]

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May 22, 2023

Wyoming Unemployment Falls to 3.5% in April 2023

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

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May 17, 2023

Workforce Development Council invests in workforce centers, Wyoming at Work upgrade, and high school outreach

ROCK SPRINGS – The Wyoming Workforce Development Council voted on several funding measures during its quarterly meeting in Rock Springs […]

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May 15, 2023

DWS Promulgating Workers’ Compensation Chapter 9 – Fee Schedule Emergency Rules and Regular Rules

CHEYENNE – The Department of Workforce Services has implemented emergency rule changes to the Workers’ Compensation Program, Chapter 9 – […]

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May 5, 2023

Wyoming Employment and Payroll: Strong Job Growth in the Mining Sector in Fourth Quarter 2022

From fourth quarter 2021 to fourth quarter 2022, Wyoming added 5,292 jobs (2.0%) and total payroll rose by $58.8 million […]

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Apr 28, 2023

Protected: Summit Resources

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Apr 27, 2023

Remembering a Wyoming Worker

I want to introduce you to someone. He’s pretty special, and his initials are M.A.C., just like his daughter’s. In […]

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