Wyoming Department of Workforce Services

Officials Break Ground on Wind River Job Corps Center
Officials broke ground on the Wind River Job Corps Center Friday.
Employers will work closely with the Wind River Job Corps Center to develop programs they need to fill positions within their companies. In addition to life skill education, job training will be offered to students in areas of energy p…
State Lawyers Urge Dismissal Of Petition Lawsuit [Audio]
Lawyers for the State of Wyoming say a state court lacks the authority to grant more time to organizers of a petition drive to restore authority over the state Education Department to the State Superintendent's office. Amy Richards reports. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services recognizing a …
Wyoming Workforce Services Accepting Nominations [AUDIO]
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services and its partners are now accepting nominations for the 2013 Wyoming Safety and Workforce Summit in June. A Utah prosecutor says he plans to decide in a day or two what charges to file against a teenage accused of punching a soccer referee who later died a…
Youth Career Fair Planned for South High School
The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services will hold a youth career fair April 18 from 11:15 am until 2 pm at Cheyenne South High School. according to workforce services spokeswoman Andrea Hixon.
She says the event is open to all local youth and will feature representatives of over 100 local employ…
NCAR Wins Green I-T Award [AUDIO]
The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has taken top honors in the 2013 Green Enterprise I-T Awards. Amy Richards reports. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Cheyenne Workforce Center will host the annual "Hiring Our Heroes" Job Fair on Friday April 12. Joy G…
Workforce Services Offers Employer Seminar
Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Director Joan Evans says that agency is offering an employer information seminar in Cheyenne on March 21
. She says the seminar will cover topics including workers compensation, unemployment insurance taxes, labor standards and several other issues...
12 States Have Very High Obesity Rates [AUDIO]
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows 12 states now have very high obesity rates. Amy Richards reports. Wyoming's unemployment covered payroll increased by $78.2 Million in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to David Bullard, Senior Economist with the Research and…

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