Wyoming Workforce Services’ 2013 Employer Information Seminars to begin in March

Picture 8(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) has announced its line-up of 2013 Employer Information Seminars. The public seminars feature agency program subject matter experts and are aimed at helping Wyoming employers enhance their knowledge regarding important law changes, improving workplace safety and many other programs and processes that are pertinent to the state’s employers.

The seminars will be held at the following communities in 2013:

Cheyenne – March 21

Thermopolis – May 9

Rawlins – July 11

Buffalo – August 23

Jackson – October 3

Douglas – November 7

The seminars will focus on workforce training programs, OSHA consultation, unemployment insurance taxes, claims and appeals, workers’ compensation requirements, labor standards, risk management, labor market information and more.

“Employer Information Seminars are a great resource for all employers — those who are just starting out, and for those who have been in business for many years,” said Director of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Joan Evans. “These seminars provide valuable information on important law updates, how to better navigate regulatory obligations and ways to improve working conditions for your employees. DWS looks forward to connecting with Wyoming businesses and providing them with helpful tools they can use to benefit their employees and their business operations.”

There is a nominal fee to attend the seminars, which covers lunch and breaks. Seminars begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Register online through the Department of Workforce Services at http://dws-sc.wyo.gov/EmployerSeminars/default.aspx or call (307) 777-8717 to request registration information.

5 Comments

  1. Sam Parks

    I wonder if they will start training people to provide "services" to the PEOPLE who currently reside at the Wyoming Life Resource Center. With a few notable exceptions, I do not believe Wyoming legislators consider the inhabitants of the facility PEOPLE. The only time I have seen any state elected officials there is giving speeches at the chapel, eating at the cafeteria and photo opts with a few PEOPLE. I would really like to see legislators work an eitht hour shift with Direct Care Staff, because they appear to be clueless as to what "services" entail.

  2. Jennifer Jahns Pettit

    I agree Sam, very nicely put.

  3. Denise Nelson

    EXACTLY

  4. Gordon L. Roupe

    Right on Man!

  5. Elvin Goolsby

    Having worked with 5 different populations of disabled folk, I can tell you its the same in at least 3 states. Care for the clientele and the care givers is deficient.

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