Archive: October, 2020

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Oct2020
The above commentary was given by Pat Hobbs, executive director of Workforce Solutions Cameron at a celebration for the first anniversary of the San Benito Business & Economic Development Center. In his commentary, Hobbs referenced Julian Alvarez, a commissioner with the Texas Workforce Commission, and Rebeca Castillo, executive ... Read More

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Oct2020
As the health crisis continues to rage across the country and more temporary job losses become permanent, a small but growing number of laid-off and working Americans in hard-hit industries like restaurants, retail and travel are switching to new careers or occupations. Read more.

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Oct2020
Most schools hoped this fall would see students make up academic ground lost last spring when the pandemic hit. Instead, districts are looking for ways to reverse plummeting grades and attendance among students learning at home. Read more.

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Oct2020
Like the nation, Texas is recovering. However, the failure by Congress to enact a new, large stimulus package is delaying and threatening to derail the comeback. Read more.

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Oct2020
As the numbers of people infected and hospitalized by the coronavirus tick back up across the state, dozens of Texas school districts eliminated the option for remote learning and forced students, faculty and staff to return to the classroom, with few exceptions. Read more.

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Oct2020
Only California has lost more construction employment since start of the pandemic. Read more.

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Oct2020
The state program will help families pay for services like tutoring, therapy and digital resources. It is not a replacement for services students get through their school as part of their individualized education plan. Read more.

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Oct2020
The U.S. oil industry may not fully recover from the COVID-19 economic downturn until 2022, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. Read more.

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Oct2020
The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is partnering with the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities, Texas Workforce Solutions-Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Texas Workforce Solutions for the 2020 Texas HireAbility campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities and of creating inclusive workplaces. ... Read More

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Oct2020
The pandemic has accelerated the future of work dramatically shifting the workplace and creating significant new skills requirements. Read more.

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