El Paso, Texas – May 21, 2021 – Today, Workforce Solutions Borderplex (WSB) shared updates on its Ready to Work campaign, along with news from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) related to Governor Abbott’s recent announcement on unemployment programs in Texas.
“Things are on high speed now as we prepare for so many people to return to their workplaces. We are monitoring the unemployment rate as it steadily declines and we are proud to offer tools and resources to assist employers, employees, and job seekers during this stressful, yet productive time,” said Bianca Cervantes, WSB Communications Director.
Earlier this week, TWC shared that Governor Abbott announced that effective June 26th Texas would no longer participate in the federally funded unemployment programs. His announcement can be viewed at https://gov.texas.gov/news/post/governor-abbott-announces-end-to-federal-pandemic-related-unemployment-benefits. A letter Governor Abbott sent to the Department of Labor can be viewed at https://gov.texas.gov/uploads/files/press/O-WalshMartin202105171215.pdf.
WSB will continue to offer jobseeker support and training opportunities. Highlights of the WSB Ready to Work initiative include:
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Workforce Solutions Borderplex (WSB) is celebrating over 20 years of serving as the leader and pacesetter in aligning and creating opportunities for skilled workers and employers. WSB advances education, employment, entrepreneurship, and economic development prospects in support of global competitiveness and regional prosperity. The organization’s service region encompasses Brewster, Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, and Presidio counties. For more information about Workforce Solutions Borderplex, please contact Bianca Cervantes at (915) 252-0712 or visit www.borderplexjobs.com.
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