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The Workforce Development Partnership (WDP)
is much more than just the “unemployment office.” The goal of the Workforce
Development Partnership is to provide quality, customer-driven services that
support prosperity, productivity, health and safety for Iowans.
Services for employers in the seven-county area of Region 10 (Benton, Cedar,
Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Linn, Washington) include:
WDP staff seeks to match job seekers against the employment needs of
prospective employers, and to make appropriate referrals. No fees are
charged. Jobs listed with IWD are posted in local offices, and on several
Internet sites: IowaJobs and
Region 10 has
a Business Liaison to provide area employers assistance with
recruitment and training needs, coordination of large-scale
recruitment, such as the Career & Employment Fairs, and marketing of
WDP products and services. Call Frank at (319) 365-9474 Extension
31112 for more
Career and Employment Fairs
Annual career & employment fairs are held in Region 10, offering employers
and job seekers the opportunity to interact at a single location. Please
contact us for details.
The Work Opportunity Tax
Credit (WOTC) and
Welfare-to-Work Tax Credit (WtWTC), offers employers federal income tax
credits if they hire persons from certain qualified groups, such as the low
income or disabled.
Current labor market information is available on various economic trends and
occupations, including data on prevailing wage rates and projected job
outlooks. For an overview of labor market information for our area see the
Region 10 Profile (344 KB PDF), the
Iowa Job Outlook 2012 Region 10 (256 KB PDF), and the
Occupational Employment and Wages for Region 10 and the
related guide to explain the survey information and definitions.
The WDP staff authorizes
and Certificates of Age for young people seeking to enter the job market.
General requirements and ordering information is available for state and
federal required employer posters. These posters are available at no cost to
the public from WDP. The Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view and print
Should your business experience closing or restructuring, WDP staff are
ready to help employees make the transition to other employment. Laid off
workers are provided access to services, including financial support and
Tax Liability Information
An Iowa Workforce Development tax liability specialist is available in Des
Moines. Call toll-free at 1(800) 972-2024.
Insurance Tax Forms & Publications.
A number of commonly required or requested forms are available online.
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