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The Workforce Development Partnership is
much more than just the “unemployment office.” Iowa Workforce Development
will provide quality, customer-driven services that support prosperity,
productivity, health and safety for Iowans.
Services for employers in the seven-county area of Region 2 (Cerro
Gordo, Floyd, Franklin, Hancock, Mitchell, Winnebago and Worth)
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 IowaWORKS are posted
on several Internet sites:
Region 2 has an
Economic Development Director 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
Career and Employment Fairs
Annual career & employment fairs are held in Region 2, offering
employers and job seekers the opportunity to interact at a single
location. Please contact us for details.
on hiring a new secretary who must be able to type 65 words per minute?
Our skills development staff can administer – at no charge to the
employer or job seeker – proficiency tests for typing, 10 key and data
service directs all interested job seekers to apply for openings at the
WDP offices, freeing the employer’s time for other tasks.
Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) and Welfare to Work Tax Credit (WtWTC)
offers employers federal income tax credit if they hire persons from
certain qualified groups, such as the low income or disabled.
Current Labor Market Information (make this a
link to the LMI page on the agency home page) is available on various
economic trends and occupations, including data on prevailing wage rates
and projected job outlooks.
Our staff can process Work Permits and Certificates of Age for young
people seeking to enter the job market.
Should your business experience closing or restructuring, IowaWORKS
staff and its partners are ready to help employees make the transition
to other employment. Laid off workers are provided access to services,
including financial support and training.
Tax Liability Information
An Iowa Workforce Development tax liability specialist is available in
Des Moines. Call toll-free at 1(800) 972-2024.
Unemployment Insurance Tax Forms & Publications.
A number of
commonly required or requested forms are available on-line.
Our Veteran's Service Representative can assist you
with all levels of staffing needs through use of a statewide database.
He can also provide information concerning employment rules and
regulations pertaining to veterans.
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