DES MOINES, IOWA (March 3, 2021) — Iowa Workforce Development announced today that it has added a remote/work from home jobs display to its website in order to assist job seekers specifically looking for these opportunities.
DES MOINES, IOWA (February 25, 2021) — The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, February 14, and Saturday, February 20, was 5,457, a decrease of 531 from last week’s adjusted numbers.
DES MOINES, IOWA (February 23, 2021) — Governor Kim Reynolds announced applications are now open for the Future Ready Iowa Summer Youth Internship Pilot Program Grant, a funding opportunity to provide high-school youth with internship opportunities that allow them to explore and prepare for high-demand careers, to gain work experience, and to develop personal attributes necessary to succeed in the workplace.
DES MOINES, IOWA (February 23, 2021) — Iowans spoke out against cuts to unemployment being proposed in the Iowa House and Senate. These Iowans oppose SSB 1172 and HSB 203, which would institute a one-week waiting-period, reduces benefits for many families on unemployment, and cuts thirteen weeks from the number of weeks that someone who is the victim of a plant- or business-closing can collect.
MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 18, 2021) — To ensure the region’s small and medium businesses have the support needed to grow, the Quad Cities Chamber is enhancing its partnerships with fellow business service providers and devoting resources to expand assistance for minority entrepreneurs.
DES MOINES, IOWA (February 18, 2021) — The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, February 7, and Saturday, February 13, was 6,320, an increase of 200 from last week’s adjusted numbers.
MOLINE, ILLINOIS (February 17, 2021) — Quad City International Airport is getting a $2.8 million boost from the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Coronavirus Response Grant Program. The program, funded under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2020 (CRRSA), awarded $2 billion total to US airports. This funding will continue to offset lost revenue and provide operational and payroll support.
DES MOINES, IOWA (February 11, 2021) — The number of initial unemployment claims in Iowa, filed between Sunday, January 31, and Saturday, February 6, was 6,173, an increase of 395 from last week’s adjusted numbers.
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