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Unemployment in Wyoming continues to slowly but steadily decline as all the state’s counties rebound from the lowest point reached at the height of COVID-19 in Summer 2021. The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services released the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July 2022. Once again, counties across the…

Once again, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reports the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate continues to decline after the pandemic peak. On Monday, July 25, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Service released the unemployment numbers for June 2022. Wyoming’s unemployment rate peaked at 8.6% in May 2020 and has been gradually falling since then.…

More Wyomingites are on the job, as the state and most counties saw another month of steadily-declining unemployment from March to April 2022. The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 3.4% in March to 3.3% in April. Wyoming’s unemployment rate…

Employment numbers in Wyoming are slowly returning to pre-pandemic levels, as the downward trend in unemployment from 2021 continued into 2022. This year started right when it came to jobs. The steady decline in unemployment began in 2021 continued into the first month of 2022. The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of…

Wyoming is easing back into normal employment patterns, as the Equality State fares better than the rest of the nation when it comes to jobs. The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services released the state’s latest unemployment numbers on Monday, May 23. Once again, the numbers suggest Wyoming is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and returning…

Wyoming is experiencing high amounts of job openings not being filled. All around Cody, business owners are looking for anyone who is willing to work. Brian and Denise Wiegand are owners of Bubba’s BBQ restaurant in Cody and have struggled to get people to walk through the doors to give out an application. And are…

Out of work? Looking for a new job? Maybe you just need some extra dough to pay down some bills! No problem! The Big Horn Radio Network in partnership with the Department of Workforce Services presents a virtual job fair! How does it work?  Simply click here on Tuesday, May 18th between 11 AM and 1PM…

Make May Pay! The Big Horn Radio Network in conjunction with the Department of Workforce service’s in Cody, Powell and Worland are offering a virtual job fair Tuesday May 4th from 11 AM-1 PM. The Big Horn Basin virtual job fair gives you the opportunity to interview on the spot with potential employers across the…

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell sharply last week to 684,000, the fewest since the pandemic erupted a year ago and a sign that the economy is improving. Thursday’s report from the Labor Department showed that jobless claims fell from 781,000 the week before.…

A second Wyoming coal mine is set to close this year in the Powder River Basin. The Coal Creek mine, owned by Arch Resources Inc., announced the closure on Tuesday over the next two years as the company transitions away from thermal coal to metallurgic coal. Powder River Basin mines produce about 40% of the…


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