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Iowa unemployment rate decreases to 2.8% in April

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 2.8% in April, down from last month’s rate of 2.9% and equaling the rate from a year ago,...
Iowa WorkForce Development

Following successful testing, ID.me to be required for unemployment claims

Starting April 1, the Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) is requiring new unemployment claims be verified through ID.me, the new identity verification method used in...
Iowa WorkForce Development

Iowa’s unemployment rate increases to 3.2% in October

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 3.2% in October, up from 3.1% a year ago, according to a release from Iowa Workforce Development....
Iowa WorkForce Development

Iowa’s unemployment rate saw an increase in September

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ticked up to 3.0% in September, up from 2.9% in August, but down from 3.1% a year ago, according...

Iowa’s unemployment rate decreases to 2.7% in April

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 2.7% in April from 2.8% in March while the state’s labor force added 4,300 new workers, according...
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Reynolds announces grant program to improve work-based learning

Gov. Kim Reynolds has announced the availability of up to $1.5 million in funding for programs that provide opportunities for high school students to...
Iowa unemployment

Iowa unemployment increases slightly to 2.6% in August

Iowa's unemployment rate increased from 2.5% to 2.6% in August with 1,300 Iowans leaving the workforce. According to a survey of households, the most common...
June unemployment rate

June unemployment drops to pre-pandemic rate of 2.6%

Iowa's unemployment rate dropped to 2.6% in June – marking the six straight month unemployment has decreased and signaling a return to pre-pandemic unemployment...
Green jobs

Green jobs in Iowa have promising future, report finds

A new report finds that Iowa's green jobs economy is strong and poised for huge growth over the next five years. According to nonprofit media...
Iowa unemployment rate

Iowa’s unemployment rate declines to 3.5% in February

Iowa's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 3.5% in February, the second consecutive 0.2% decrease in as many months. The U.S. unemployment decreased to...

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