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Education Resources for UI claimants and WorkSource Customers

Sent on behalf of Washington Student Achievement Council The Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC) has a new online resource: College & Career Compass is a tool that empowers adults to return to school, earn a credential, and advance in their careers. Compass—and the Washington College Grant—are vital resources for the unprecedented number of Washingtonians who are filing for unemployment….

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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…


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…

COVID-19 Community Resources to Help

Click below to jump to a section Washington State COVID-19 resource page Coronavirus Stimulus Payments information (updated 4/10) Rent, Housing and Utilities assistance Food assistance Other assistance Health and Wellness Mental Health resources Tax resources Issues & Legal assistance Washington State COVID-19 Resource Page The State of Washington has provided a website ( for information…

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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…