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Companies Hiring to Fill Urgent Demands
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Companies Hiring to Fill Urgent Demands

Originally posted on WorkSourceWA.com. Find more of their career advice articles here Looking for companies hiring immediately? You’re not alone. The coronavirus is impacting the jobs market in a way that hasn’t been seen in years. Many people have been mandated to work from home, whereas others have been furloughed or laid off, with many of them in service-related…

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Drive-in WiFi hotspots

Drive-in Wi-Fi Hotspots Sent on behalf of Washington State Department of Commerce. Depending on where you live, lack of high-speed internet access means some seniors can’t refill prescriptions, furloughed workers can’t apply for unemployment benefits, small businesses can’t access financial assistance, and students can’t do their homework. It is absolutely essential to make affordable broadband…

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Economic Impact Payment information

The IRS will soon be issuing Economic Impact Payments to every eligible American. Help is needed to reach individuals who do not normally file because they do not have enough income that requires them to file. This includes the homeless, certain seniors and some limited English-proficient individuals who will need to provide information to the…

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COVID-19 Information for Businesses

Direct Links to Employer Resources: City of Tacoma Stabilization Loan Pre-application Pierce County Emergency Small Business Relief Loan Program Washington State Layoff Assistance Shared Work Temporary Layoffs / Standby Federal Stimulus Check Information Washington State Revenue – Business Relief during COVID Working Washington Small Business Grants Program On Tuesday April 8, 2020 Washington State Department…

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COVID-19 Information for Workers

Unemployment information Update from the Employment Security Department Unemployment Benefits update 4/27: Read here the Claimant Email sent out April 27th Unemployment Benefits update 4/18:  Read here the Claimant Emails sent out April 18th   We also have the regular unemployment checklist in case you missed it. Unemployment benefits update Standby, waiting week waiver and gig workers, from Suzi…

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Unemployment Claimant Filing Updates

ESD has launched a new webinar program to help unemployed workers better navigate the unemployment insurance process during the COVID-19 emergency. Interested individuals can navigate to this page and choose from 5 webinars (Tues. – Sat.), then register for free to attend. A couple of notes: Registration is necessary because there is a limit of 1,000 attendees and we…

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COVID-19 Updates at WorkSource Pierce

WorkSource Pierce is committed to providing the best possible job seeker and employer services in Pierce County. In this difficult time, that focus has not changed; however, we are also concerned with the safety and health of our customers, staff, partners and the community. Links: WorkSource Pierce online calendar WorkSource Weekly Blog Facebook page LinkedIn…