2015 Publications & News Releases from Research & Planning

2014 Wyoming Labor Force Trends Articles
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2015 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) 473-3814 or e-mail michael.moore@wyo.gov.

Wyoming Labor Force Trends

January 2015 through December 2015 Monthly publication with current employment, unemployment, employment growth, unemployment insurance claims, county and regional data, and analysis of workforce topics. 324 pages (12- month total)  
Trends Issue Date Feature Articles
December 2015 Evidence from the New Hires Survey: Education and Opportunity in Wyoming’s Labor Market; Benefits Survey 2014: Fewer Jobs Offered Access to Benefits; Wyoming’s Occupational Employment Grew by 15.4% from 2004 to 2014
November 2015 WE Connect: Employment, Earnings, and Postsecondary Enrollment of Wyoming High School Students; Methodological Note: Changes to Projections
October 2015 Local Jobs and Payroll in Wyoming in First Quarter 2015: Job Losses Appear in the Oil & Gas Sector; Wyoming Occupational Fatalities Increase to 37 in 2014
September 2015 Unemployment Insurance Benefits: What Proportion of Wyoming Workers Would be Eligible if They Lost Their Jobs?
August 2015 Understanding Wyoming’s Growing Education and Employment Database
July 2015 Local Jobs and Payroll in Wyoming in Fourth Quarter 2014: Slight Slowdown in Payroll and Job Growth; Research & Planning Publishes New Hires Estimates for 2014; Continued Unemployment Insurance Claims Increase in 2015; Research & Planning Offers County-Level Turnover Data
June 2015 Planning vs. Performance: Why Outcome Wages May Fall Short of Accountability Measures; Employment and Wage Data for the Nonprofit Sector; Employment and Wage Changes in Wyoming’s Private Coal Mining Sector; Which Occupations Could Be Affected by a Minimum Wage Increase?; New Demographics and Earnings Tables Available from R&P; Workers' Compensation Claims Continue Downward Trend
May 2015 Youth Transitions: Life Events and Labor Market Behavior
April 2015 Local Jobs and Payroll in Wyoming in Third Quarter 2014: Nearly Half of New Jobs Are in Construction; Understanding How Commuting Flows and Job Losses in Other States Could Affect Wyoming’s Unemployment Rate
March 2015 Fewer Youth Working in Wyoming; Research & Planning Publishes Community College Market Pay Study
February 2015 Wyoming New Business Formation in 2012 and 2013; The Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses for 2013
January 2015 Local Jobs and Payroll in Wyoming in Second Quarter 2014: Construction Leads Job Growth; The Recent Labor Market Downturn as a Natural Experiment, Part 3: Previous Unemployment Insurance (UI) Spells as a Predictor of the Length of Future UI Benefit Collection


 News Releases & Publications Description
Labor Force Estimates – January 2015 through December 2015 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.
Wyoming Industry and Occupational Projections (Short-Term, 2014-2016) Short-term projections for Wyoming employment by industry and occupation for 2014 to 2016.
Wyoming Long-Term Sub-State Occupational Projections 2012-2022 Long-term projections for Wyoming employment by occupation at the sub-state region level for 2012 to 2012.
Projections Methodological Note On October 26, 2015, the long-term substate industry projections were removed from Research & Planning’s website. This was done in light of the recent declines in crude oil and natural gas prices and the associated changes in the state’s economy.
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 2014.
 Other Publications and Research
Wyoming Workforce Annual Report 2015 Offers an overview of Wyoming’s economy and workforce in 2014
Workforce Data Quality Initiative Report No. 1 for Wyoming: School Attendance and Employment, 2006 to 2013 This report is the first of its kind
produced by R&P and
represents an attempt to describe, in statistical form, the numbers of high school students working in Wyoming and what they earn, on average.

Wyoming Labor Market Information

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December 2015, Vol. 52 No. 12

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