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USDOL notifies IWD that due to economic recovery, State Extended Benefits program will end Oct. 31, 2020
2020-10-23

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: Oct. 23, 2020
Media Contact:  communications@iwd.iowa.gov

USDOL notifies IWD that due to economic recovery, State Extended Benefits program will end Oct. 31, 2020

Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of October 11 - 17, 2020
2020-10-22

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: Oct. 22, 2020
Media Contact:  communications@iwd.iowa.gov

Iowa Workforce Development reports initial unemployment insurance claims filed for week of October 11 - 17, 2020

Iowa Workforce Development announces amendment to Coronavirus Relief Fund Earn and Learn grant opportunity 
2020-10-21

Iowa Workforce Development Communications
For Immediate Release
Date: Oct. 20, 2020
Media Contact:  communications@iwd.iowa.gov

Iowa Workforce Development announces amendment to Coronavirus Relief Fund Earn and Learn grant opportunity 

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.