DWS Announces Schedule for 2016 Employer Information Seminars

CHEYENNE - Today, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) announced its line-up of 2016 Employer Information Seminars. The public seminars feature agency subject matter experts and are aimed at helping Wyoming employers enhance their knowledge regarding new law changes relevant to employers, improving workplace safety and many other workforce-related programs.

The seminars will be held from 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the following communities:

  • Cheyenne, July 7, Laramie County Community College, Center for Conferences & Institutes, Centennial Room 129 and 130;
  • Rock Springs, August 4, Western Wyoming Community College, rooms 3650A and B;
  • Casper, September 29, Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, room 129

Employer Information Seminars are a resource for all employers whether they are new or have been in business for many years. Agency experts will be on hand to provide information regarding workplace training programs, what to expect during an unemployment insurance appeal process, changes to the workers' compensation experience modification rating system, new overtime rules and services offered by local workforce centers, among other topics.

There is a nominal fee to attend the seminars, which covers lunch and breaks. Individuals can register online through the Department of Workforce Services at wyomingworkforce.org or call (307) 777-8717 to request registration information.

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