Wyoming Labor Force Trends

Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning
Vol. 51 No. 6 — ©June 2014


Also inside June Trends:

Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses for 2012

Major Industry Groups With the Highest Nonfatal Occupational Injury and Illness Incidence Rates per 100 Full-Time Employees for Total Cases, Wyoming, All Ownerships, 2012

This article summarizes the 2012 Wyoming Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses results. The data include estimates of incidence rates by industry and the nature of the injury or illness. Also included are some worker demographics, such as age and gender. State and local government data are discussed briefly. An estimated 2,410 nonfatal occupational injury and illness cases with days away from work occurred in private industry in Wyoming in 2012, with an incidence rate of 3.5.  

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Injury/Illness Rates to Industry by Geographic Area

Wyoming Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.7% in April 2014

Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Rate

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.0% in March to 3.7% in April. Wyoming’s unemployment rate was significantly lower than its year-ago level of 4.7% and the current U.S. unemployment rate of 6.3%. Seasonally adjusted employment of Wyoming residents increased, rising by 1,657 individuals (0.6%) from March to April.  

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