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KAIT Jonesboro
Sheriff needs help identifying woman suspected of cashing fake checksthat she is suspected of cashing fake payroll checks in Paragould. According t
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted yesterday
that she is suspected of cashing fake payroll checks in Paragould. According to the same post, the checks have Arkansas Department of Workforce Services on them. If you have any information, call the sheriff's department at (870)... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Wyoming's jobless rate falls to 3.9 percent in Juneunemployment rate has dipped to 3.9 percent in June. The rate is down signific
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 2 days ago
unemployment rate has dipped to 3.9 percent in June. The rate is down significantly from May's 4.1 percent. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services noted that from June 2016 to June 2017, Wyoming's labor force dropped by an estimated 5,210... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Wyoming lost 25,000 jobs amid energy industry downturnthe lost jobs equaled more than 10 percent of total monthly employment at the e
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 4 days ago
the lost jobs equaled more than 10 percent of total monthly employment at the end of 2016. Tom Gallagher with the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services says it's unclear if the recession in the state is over. The Wyoming Mining Association... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mart gone, Waldron lives onthey were unable -- or unwilling -- to travel to work at stores that are 20 or
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
they were unable -- or unwilling -- to travel to work at stores that are 20 or 30 minutes away. Job fair The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services held a job fair July 14 for the displaced workers in Waldron. Nelson, who transferred to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Homes for LR homeless in plansis in talks with a health care provider to begin operating a clinic elsewhere o
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
is in talks with a health care provider to begin operating a clinic elsewhere on the expansive bottom floor. The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services has committed to host sessions there on job- and skills-training opportunities, she... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Data breach has Arkansas seeking new vendorthe state's residents. America's Job Link Alliance-TS has held a contract with
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
the state's residents. America's Job Link Alliance-TS has held a contract with the state since 2007. In March, it told the Department of Workforce Services that records of at least 19,000 state job applicants had been compromised, but what was... Read more
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Deseret News
Hughes using Rio Grande 'war room' to draft plan to battle area's lawlessnessoffice, more than a dozen stakeholders are invited, including Utah Commissioner
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
office, more than a dozen stakeholders are invited, including Utah Commissioner of Public Safety Keith Squires, Utah Department of Workforce Services Director Jon Pierpont, Utah Department of Corrections Director Rollin Cook, homeless... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hack pushes state to review contractThe Arkansas Department of Workforce Services is shopping for a new database pr
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services is shopping for a new database provider to host and administer the state's virtual employment tool after nearly 600,000 Arkansans were affected by a data breach in the spring. The Kansas-based database... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Unemployment rate in Arkansas holds steady at record-tying 3.4 percentThe unemployment rate in Arkansas remained at 3.4 percent in June, matching a r
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
The unemployment rate in Arkansas remained at 3.4 percent in June, matching a record low set a month earlier, the Department of Workforce Services said in a statement. The rate stayed the same in Arkansas even as the national unemployment rate... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 3.4 PercentManager Susan Price said in a news release. "There are now 28,681 more employed
Arkansas Business / Posted 6 days ago
Manager Susan Price said in a news release. "There are now 28,681 more employed Arkansans than in June 2016." The state Department of Workforce Services said Arkansas' civilian labor force rose by 9,243, the result of 9,481 more employed and 238... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Wyoming's Wind Is In Demand, But Does It Have The Workforce?disingenuous to call wind an even trade for Wyoming's industrial labor force.
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 10 days ago
disingenuous to call wind an even trade for Wyoming's industrial labor force. Tom Gallagher, an economist at the state's Department of Workforce Services, said the majority of wind workers may not be retrained industry workers. The economics of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Year produces $85.2M for lottery scholarshipshealth or information technology and resulting in the student being qualified t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
health or information technology and resulting in the student being qualified to work in an occupation identified by the Department of Workforce Services under Act 613. Smith said she hasn't figured out whether she expects these new scholarships... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Nonprofit Restore Hope works to live up to its name-- including $100,000 from the Governor's Emergency Fund, $100,000 from Arkansa
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
-- including $100,000 from the Governor's Emergency Fund, $100,000 from Arkansas Community Correction and $50,000 from the Department of Workforce Services -- and its expenses totaled $223,185, including $117,626 in salary and employee... Read more
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Deseret News
Ahead of travel ban, brother and sister refugees arrive in Utahto their uncle's house for the night, and on Friday were scheduled to meet with
Deseret News / Posted 20 days ago
to their uncle's house for the night, and on Friday were scheduled to meet with representatives from Social Security and Department of Workforce Services before going grocery shopping and moving into an apartment. "I'm happy," Julia Madi... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
3 more Arkansas counties eligible for disaster aidcounties that are eligible for disaster unemployment assistance because of seve
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 22 days ago
counties that are eligible for disaster unemployment assistance because of severe weather earlier this year. The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services says Prairie, White and Woodruff are now authorized for assistance as a result of the severe... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
House Speaker suggests state takeover of Rio Grande neighborhood problemsbe changed to prevent camping on the streets, or someone appointed as a sort-of
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 22 days ago
be changed to prevent camping on the streets, or someone appointed as a sort-of “czar” over homeless issues through Utah’s Department of Workforce Services. Hughes said he was not criminalizing homelessness, saying the state is offering resources... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3 more Arkansas counties eligible for disaster aidcounties that are eligible for disaster unemployment assistance because of seve
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
counties that are eligible for disaster unemployment assistance because of severe weather earlier this year. The Arkansas Department of Workforce Services says Prairie, White and Woodruff are now authorized for assistance as a result of the severe... Read more
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Deseret News
Road Home on track to relocate families by mid-July, but not without strugglesdiscounts her one-bedroom apartment to $72 a month. She said she'll pay for it
Deseret News / Posted 24 days ago
discounts her one-bedroom apartment to $72 a month. She said she'll pay for it using her financial aid from the state's Department of Workforce services, which provides her with about $400 a month. She regularly sees a therapist at Valley... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Building named in honor of former Utah Governor Olene WalkerSouth is now the Olene S. Walker building after a formal ceremony Thursday. Wa
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 27 days ago
South is now the Olene S. Walker building after a formal ceremony Thursday. Walker chaired the task force that created the Department of Workforce Services in a successful effort to focus the state's efforts at increasing employment. Former... Read more
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Deseret News
Department of Workforce Services building renamed in honor of Olene Walkerin a way that will honor her legacy for decades more to come. On Thursday, mar
Deseret News / Posted 28 days ago
in a way that will honor her legacy for decades more to come. On Thursday, marking the 20th anniversary of the Utah Department of Workforce Services, Gov. Gary Herbert renamed the agency’s downtown administration office the Olene S. Walker... Read more
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Deseret News
These summer programs for kids teach STEM with hands-on funof the University of Utah Center for Science and Mathematics Education. The cen
Deseret News / Posted 1 months ago
of the University of Utah Center for Science and Mathematics Education. The center's STEM camp is funded by the state’s Department of Workforce Services. Most of the 40 participants are refugees who spend three days a week at camp learning... Read more

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