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Workforce System Response to COVID-19 – May 20 Report

May 20, 2020: Over the past week, we have started to see more of a shift in the local economy as regular unemployment claims have leveled off, and many businesses are stepping up preparations for reopening, including bringing staff back or recruiting new workers. Click here to read this week’s full report. 

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Workforce System Response to COVID-19 – April 28 Report

April 28, 2020: We have now recorded over 45,000 people applying for first-time unemployment benefits over the past five weeks in Spokane county. Almost every industry has been significantly impacted, and workers and businesses have had to chart a new course, sometimes tapping into the myriad of local, state, and federal resources to help make …

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Workforce System Response to COVID-19 – April 21 Report

April 21, 2020 – As businesses and workers throughout our region are impacted by the economic disruption caused by the coronavirus, we are helping to meet their immediate needs and provide a connection to local, state, and federal resources. Our workforce system staff are using technology to provide assistance with finding a job or attending …

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Healthcare Industry: Creative Solutions to Labor Shortages

Progressive Business Focus WDC Board Member Op-Ed: Staci Franz, Inland Northwest Health Services (INHS) Healthcare and Social Assistance is the largest employment sector in Spokane, representing approximately 19.5% of all jobs in the area, which equates to more than 45,000 workers, and growing. The healthcare industry has significant challenges with an aging workforce and national …

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