Unemployment Insurance

The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services - Unemployment Insurance Program pays temporary benefits to workers who have lost their job through no fault of their own. In order to access this program, those workers need to be looking for work and meet certain requirements.

The Unemployment Insurance Division offers the following services:

  • Unemployment Claims and Payments
  • Unemployment Adjudication
  • Employer Protests and Charging
  • Benefit Payment Control

Filing for Unemployment

The Department is committed to creating a process to access unemployment insurance benefits easy for those who need them. With this in mind, individuals who want to apply for Unemployment Insurance can do so electronically.

Also, the below information will be beneficial to those who want to apply for Unemployment Insurance:

Unemployment Tax

In order to provide unemployment insurance to individuals who qualify for benefits, the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services is responsible for collecting unemployment tax from employers. The Department's Unemployment Insurance Division collects employer registrations and conducts quarterly reporting. To efficiency provide quarterly reporting, the Unemployment Insurance Division relies on the Wyoming Internet Reporting for Employers (WIRE) system.


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