Archive: April, 2017

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Apr2017
Participants jumped from low-income jobs to middle-class careers, study says. Read More

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Apr2017
As the rhetoric over free trade heats up, Texans would do well to remember that globalization has — on net — benefited the state and made up a sizable part of its economic growth. Read More

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Apr2017
The Texas economy expanded in March with the addition of 9,500 seasonally adjusted nonfarm jobs. Texas’ seasonally adjusted unemployment rate increased to 5.0 percent in March, up slightly from 4.9 percent in February. Read More

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Apr2017
Blount Fine Foods and Quest Medical have partnered with Collin College to provide job training using a $238,226 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The grant will benefit workers in the North Central Texas area. Read More

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Apr2017
Dallas-Fort Worth leads the country in homebuilding. And builders and contractors are desperate for thousands more workers. Read More

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Apr2017
We estimate that reductions in travel and tourism activity would initially result in a gross product loss of almost $3.3 billion per year as well as the loss of over 35,600 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs (based on 2016 levels of activity), with annual losses of $176.4 million in State revenue ... Read More

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Apr2017
The new program is a partnership among Operation Welcome Home, the Governor’s Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative in which he charged the Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Education Agency and the Higher Education Coordinating Board to identify gaps in employment and education services – including those for veterans, and a number of veteran- ... Read More

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Apr2017
The latest news, success stories and informational resources in the world of workforce. Read More

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Apr2017
Texas is among the top 10 states in the country that will be negatively impacted by a proposed border adjustment tax due to its high reliance on imported goods, a new study released on Thursday shows. Read More

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Apr2017
The Lubbock Economic Development Corporation (LEDA), Plainview/Hale County Economic Development Corporation and Workforce Solutions South Plains have partnered for the South Plains High Demand Job Training. The training is made possible using a $100,000 High Demand Job Training grant from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) awarded to Workforce Solutions South ... Read More

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