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.

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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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Apr 24, 2023

DWS remembers lives lost on the job on Workers’ Memorial Day

April 28 is Workers’ Memorial Day, a day of remembrance and commitment initially established by the American Federation of Labor and […]

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Apr 24, 2023

Wyoming Unemployment Falls to 3.7% in March 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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Apr 20, 2023

City of Cheyenne Board of Public Utilities obtains EVTAP Status

WY OSHA EVTAP Partner Welcome City of Cheyenne, Board of Public Utilities! Company: City of Cheyenne Board of Public UtilitiesLocation: […]

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Apr 10, 2023

DWS taking public comment on OSHA – Practice and Procedure Rules on Enforcement

The Department of Workforce Services, in conjunction with the OSHA Commission, is promulgating Chapter 3, Section 6 of the OSHA- […]

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Apr 7, 2023

Calling All Wyoming Women Entrepreneurs!

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Council for Women (WCW) is seeking nominations for outstanding female entrepreneurs across the Cowboy State for […]

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Apr 6, 2023

Mining Council 2nd Quarterly Meeting to be held May 16

The Wyoming Mining Council will hold their 2nd quarterly meeting on Tuesday, May 16th at 4:00 PM. Meeting will be […]

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