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"Labor Market Information (LMI) is an applied science; it is the systematic collection and analysis of data which describes and predicts the relationship between labor demand and supply." The States' Labor Market Information Review, ICESA, 1995, p. 7.

2021 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report

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Christine McGrath, Senior Statistician

Telephone: (307) 473-3838 (phone)
Fax: (307) 473-3863 (fax)
Email: christine_mcgrath@wyo.gov

Christine joined the staff of Research & Planning in March 2016.

Christine received her BS in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations and minor in Marketing from the Metropolitan State College of Denver in June 2000. She also completed a course in Probability & Statistics from Stanford Online.

Christine is a part of Research & Planning's editorial committee. She has contributed to several research projects on topics such as:

  • Postsecondary education
  • Current and past economic downturns
  • Health care in Wyoming

In 2017, Christine was promoted to oversee the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses for Wyoming in coordination with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Bibliography

Articles in Wyoming Labor Force Trends

McGrath, C. (2021, May). Results from the 2019 Wyoming Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, May 2021. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C. (2021, February). Wyoming’s Nonfatal Occupational Injury and Illness Incidence Rates for 2019. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, February 2021. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C. (2020, September). Comparing SOII Injury Estimates to Workers’ Compensation Data. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, (September 2020). Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C. (2020, February). Wyoming’s Nonfatal Occupational Injury and Illness Incidence Rate Remains Essentially Unchanged in 2018. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, (February 2020). Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C. (2019, February). Wyoming’s Nonfatal Occupational Injury and Illness Incidence Rate Essentially Unchanged in 2017. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, (February 2019). Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C. (2018, February). The Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses for 2016. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, (February 2018). Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C. (2017, September). The Impact of Economic Downturns on Selected Industries. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, (September 2017). Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2016, September). Postsecondary Employment and Earnings in Wyoming and 11 other States. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, (September 2016). Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C., (2016, September). Earning and Educational Opportunities for Wyoming Nurses. Wyoming Labor Force Trends, (September 2016). Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.


Monthly Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report:

Moore, M., Wen, S., and Yetter, L. (2021, August). Initial, Continued Claims Continue to Decline. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, July 2021. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., Wen, S., and Yetter, L. (2021, July). Continued Claims Down More than 80% from Prior Year. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, June 2021. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Wen, S., McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2021, June). Continued Claims Drop 79.9% from Prior-Year High. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, May 2021. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Wen, S., McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2021, May). Initial Claims Down 71.7% from Prior Year. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, April 2021. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Wen, S., McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2021, April). Initial Claims Drop 67.4% from Prior Year. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, March 2021. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Wen, S., McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2021, March). Initial and Continued Claims Down from January. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, February 2021. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Wen, S., McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2021, February). Initial and Continued Claims Increase from December. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, January 2021. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Wen, S., McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2021, January). Initial and Continued Claims Both Decrease from November. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, December 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Wen, S., McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2020, December). Continued Claims in Natural Resources & Mining Drop 36.7%. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, November 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Wen, S., McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2020, November). Continued Claims in Natural Resources & Mining Drop 36.7%. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, October 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2020, October). Initial Claims Increase with Seasonal Job Losses. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, September 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2020, September). Initial Claims Drop for Fifth Consecutive Month. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, August 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2020, August). Initial Claims Drop 37% from July. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, July 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2020, July). Continued Claims Down 12% from June. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, June 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2020, June). Initial, Continued Claims Down from Prior Month. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, May 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2020, May). More than 25,000 People Claim Continued UI Benefits. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, April 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2020, April). Initial, Continued Claims Reach Records Highs. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, March 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2020, March). Initial Claims Surpass 10,000 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, February 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., McGrath, C., and Wen, S. (2020, February). Initial Claims Increase by 39.1% Over the Year. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, January 2020. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2019, December). Initial Claims Continue to Increase from Prior-Year Levels. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, December 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., McGrath, C., and Manning, P. (2019, November). Initial Claims Increase in All Industries. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, September 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C., and Manning, P. (2019, October). Initial Claims Increase 4.5% Over the Year. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, October 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C., and Wen, S. (2019, September). Initial Claims Continue Upward Trend. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, September 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Moore, M., McGrath, C., and Manning, P. (2019, July). Initial Claims in Mining Increase More than 500%. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, July 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Manning, P., and McGrath, C. (2019, June). Initial Claims increase 78.3% in Manufacturing. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, June 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Manning, P., and McGrath, C. (2019, May). Initial UI Claims Increase in Mining, Construction . Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, May 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Manning, P., and McGrath, C. (2019, April). Fewest Initial UI Claims in April Since 2001. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, April 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C., and Wen, S. (2019, March). Initial Claims Reach Historical Low. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, March 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Manning, P., and McGrath, C. (2019, February). Initial Claims Back on the Decline. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, February 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Manning, P., McGrath, C., and Moore, M. (2019, January). Initial Federal Government Claims Increase 261%. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, January 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C., and Wen, S. (2018, December). Initial Claims Reach Lowest Level Since Great Recession. Wyoming Unemployment Insurance Claims Report, December 2018. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.


Other Publications:

Bullard, D., Cowan, C., Glover, T., Halama, M., Knapp, L., Kofoed, A., McGrath, C., Moore, M., Wen, S., and Yetter, L. (2021, June). 2021 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

McGrath, C. (2020, February). The Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses for Wyoming, 2019. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Cowan, C., Faler, K., Glover, T., Halama, M., Knapp, L., Kofoed, A., Manning, P., McGrath, C., Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2020, June). 2020 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.

Bullard, D., Cowan, C., Ellsworth, P., Faler, K., Glover, T., Halama, M., Knapp, L., Manning, P., McGrath, C., Moore, M., and Wen, S. (2019, June). 2019 Wyoming Workforce Annual Report. Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, Research & Planning, Casper, WY.