Category: News

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Jun2019
The retail giant said Tuesday it will begin offering free SAT and ACT prep courses, as well as more predictable schedules and debt-free college funding, to its employees as it tries to attract workers in a competitive labor market. Read more.

04

Jun2019
Companies investing in the Rio Grande Valley anticipate high demand for workers that may exceed 9,000 jobs, according to seven large employers attending a Workforce Summit held April 23 at the Port of Brownsville. Read more.

01

Jun2019
In 2015, the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District launched an ambitious Nursing Career Pathway Program that allows students to graduate from high school while simultaneously earning a free nursing associate degree. Read more.

31

May2019
The latest news, success stories and informational resources in the world of workforce. Read more.

31

May2019
Although the state’s largest metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) are where the lion’s share of economic activity occurs, most of the smaller population centers are also performing well. Read more.

27

May2019
Texas’ top political leaders will wrap up the 2019 session of the Texas Legislature on Monday with an air of accomplishment. Read more.

26

May2019
Completing negotiations that have taken place over the last few months, Texas House and Senate lawmakers approved a compromise on a state spending plan for 2020-21. Read more.

25

May2019
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) has awarded 27 grants totaling $5,718,073 to multiple public community colleges, public technical institutes, public state colleges and independent school districts for programs that focus on supporting high-demand occupations through the Jobs and Education for Texans (JET) grant program. Read more.... Read More

24

May2019
As context, the Texas economy is expected to see output (real gross product or RGP) growth at a 3.82 percent annual pace, while employment expands at a 2.02 percent annual rate. Read more.

18

May2019
Private sector employers added 283,000 jobs over the year. Private annual employment growth was at 2.7 percent in April and has held above 2.0 percent since October 2017. Read more.

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