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Iowa's Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.7 Percent in September
2020-10-20

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.7 percent in September. The state’s jobless rate was 2.8 percent one year ago. The U.S. unemployment rate dropped to 7.9 percent in September.

Governor Reynolds announces Registered Apprenticeship Expansion Grant awardees and encourages applicants for new Coronavirus Relief Fund grant opportunity
2020-10-19

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: Oct. 19, 2020
Media Contact:  communications@iwd.iowa.gov

Governor Reynolds announces Registered Apprenticeship Expansion Grant awardees and encourages applicants for new Coronavirus Relief Fund grant opportunity

Director Beth Townsend Appointed to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans
2020-10-16

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: Oct. 16, 2020
Media Contact:  communications@iwd.iowa.gov

 Director Beth Townsend Appointed to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans

Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of October 4 - 10, 2020
2020-10-15

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: Oct. 15, 2020
Customer Service: 1-866-239-0843 - uiclaimshelp@iwd.iowa.gov
Media Contact:  communications@iwd.iowa.gov