2014 Publications & News Releases from Research & Planning
and 2015 News Release Dates

2014 Wyoming Labor Force Trends Articles
News Releases & Publications | Projections Wages Other Publications and Research
News Release Publication Dates for 2015

2014 Publications from Research & Planning

Research & Planning produced a variety of reports and publications in 2014. Many are available in print, and all may be found online at http://doe.state.wy.us/LMI. For print copies, call (307) 473-3807 or e-mail phil.ellsworth@wyo.gov or michael.moore@wyo.gov.

Wyoming Labor Force Trends

January 2014 through December 2014 Monthly publication with current employment, unemployment, employment growth, unemployment insurance claims, county and regional data, and analysis of workforce topics. 304 pages (12- month total)  
Trends Issue Date Feature Articles
December 2014 The Recent Labor Market Downturn as a Natural Experiment, Part 2: The Effects of Labor Market Conditions and Employer Re-Hiring Practices on Repeat Use of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) System; Technology Jobs in Wyoming, 2003 to 2013
November 2014 The Recent Labor Market Downturn as a Natural Experiment, Part 1: Unemployment Insurance (UI) Claimant Labor Market Behavior: Length of Benefit Collection and the Likelihood of Exiting the Labor Market
October 2014 Local Jobs and Payroll in Wyoming in First Quarter 2014: Oil & Gas Jobs Come Back and Overall Job Growth Accelerates; A Closer Look: Ambulatory Health Care Services in Natrona County; New Research: Labor Shortages in Wyoming and the Nation
September 2014 The Decline in Teen Drivers: What it May Mean for Wyoming; Wyoming Occupational Fatalities Decrease to 26 in 2013
August 2014 A History of the Minimum Wage in Wyoming
and the U.S.
July 2014 Local Jobs and Payroll in Wyoming in Fourth Quarter 2013: Modest Job Growth Continues; Training for What? Using New Hires Survey Data to Identify Training Opportunities; Explaining State-to-State Differences in Fatal Occupational Injury Rates
June 2014 Youths and Nonresidents in Wyoming’s Labor Force, Part 3: Occupations, Earnings, and Career Opportunities; Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses for 2012; BLS Tool Lets Companies Calculate and Compare Injury/Illness Rates to Industry by Geographic Area
May 2014 New Publication Focuses on Nurses Returning to School; Unemployment Insurance Benefit Payments Show Recovery Slowed in 2013
April 2014 Local Jobs and Payroll in Wyoming: Modest Improvement in Job Growth in Third Quarter 2014; Gender Wage Gap Stays Near 60% for Third Straight Year in 2013
March 2014 Are Teacher Salaries in Wyoming Competitive Enough to Retain the Best?; Evaluating the Wyoming Unemployment Insurance System and Comparing it with the U.S. Average and Neighboring States
February 2014 What Do Employers Want? Part 2: Evidence from the New Hires Survey
for Health Care
January 2014 Local Jobs and Payroll in Wyoming: Weak Job Growth Continues in Second Quarter 2013


 News Releases & Publications Description
Labor Force Estimates – January 2014 through December 2014 Updates on the labor force in Wyoming, including statewide and county unemployment rates.
Quarterly Covered Employment and Wages Employment and payroll news by industry and county, updated quarterly.
Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Wyoming occupational fatality rates by industry.
Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Nonfatal work-related injuries and illnesses, including incidence rates by industry and details of the cases with days away from work.
Research & Planning Quarterly News Excerpts of Research & Planning’s work presented to the Wyoming Workforce Development Council at quarterly meetings.
Occupational Projections (Long-Term, 2012 to 2022, and Short-Term, 2013-2015) Long-term and short-term projections for Wyoming employment by occupation for 2012 to 2022 and 2013 to 2015. Projections are available for occupations by industry and for Wyoming’s sub-state regions.
Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) in Wyoming Occupational wage data for Wyoming at the statewide, county, and metropolitan statistical area (MSA) levels.
Earnings in Wyoming by County, Industry, Age, & Gender Provides wage and salary earnings by demographics from 2000 to 2013.
 Other Publications and Research
Wyoming Workforce Annual Report 2014 Offers an overview of Wyoming’s economy and workforce in 2013
Nurses Returning to School: Motivation and Job Satisfaction as a Buffer between Perceived Employer Discouragement and Time Constraints Examines nurse motivation and job satisfaction as mediators between potential inhibitors and intent to return to school.
A Guide to Licensed Occupations in Wyoming, Spring 2014 Includes detailed information on 98 occupations requiring licenses, certificates, or other registration, such as wages, job descriptions, requirements, schools located in Wyoming, licensing fees, and more.
Occasional Paper No. 7: Teacher Salaries in Wyoming Examines the labor market for teachers in Wyoming.

Wyoming Labor Market Information


News Release Publication Dates for 2015

January March 17 July August 25
February March 31 August September 22
March April 21 September October 20
April May 26 October November 24
May June 23 November December 22
June July 21 December January 26, 2016
Note: All estimates (statewide and all areas) are released on the same day. All releases are at 8:30 a.m. Mountain Time.
News releases are available at http://doe.state.wy.us/LMI/releases.htm.


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December 2014, Vol. 51 No. 12

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