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Austin Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.6% in February 2021

Austin Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.6% in February 2021

AUSTIN – The Austin-area unemployment rate increased in February 2021, according to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). TWC’s updated employment estimates released today say the Austin-Round Rock ...
How MoboTrex Leveraged the Skills Development Fund to Train Supervisors at No Cost

How MoboTrex Leveraged the Skills Development Fund to Train Supervisors at No Cost

The SDF COVID-19 Special Initiative provides companies rapid training as the workforce shifted. One company seeking to increase skill levels and wages with the SDF Special Initiative is MoboTrex. ...
Supporting Austin’s Live Music Scene with Austin Texas Musicians

Supporting Austin’s Live Music Scene with Austin Texas Musicians

Live music is a part of what makes Austin, Austin—and assisting our musicians until the pandemic ends and beyond is an important part of how Workforce Solutions supports our community. ...
Latest Austin unemployment data –  What’s inside new stimulus – Winter storm relief

Latest Austin unemployment data – What’s inside new stimulus – Winter storm relief

4-minute read Good afternoon Austin friends, TWC estimates the Austin-area unemployment rate rose to 5.4% in January 2021 (more below). This is double the unemployment rate of January ...
Austin Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.4% in January 2021

Austin Unemployment Rate Rises to 5.4% in January 2021

AUSTIN – The Austin-area unemployment rate increased in January 2021, according to the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). TWC’s updated employment estimates released today say the Austin-Round Rock ...
Austin needs more plumbers and other skilled trade workers. Now, residents can get paid to train into one of these careers.

Austin needs more plumbers and other skilled trade workers. Now, residents can get paid to train into one of these careers.

To address the longstanding shortage of skilled trade workers, the City of Austin, Travis County, and Workforce Solutions Capital Area provide no-cost, fast-track training for eligible residents to ...
Winter weather impacted your take-home pay? Apply now for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Winter weather impacted your take-home pay? Apply now for Disaster Unemployment Assistance

Residents whose take-home pay was impacted by the February winter storm can now apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) through the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). Workers who lost their ...
Integrating education and the workforce for a bright Texas future

Integrating education and the workforce for a bright Texas future

3-minute read Good afternoon Austin friends, We are all still struggling with the aftermath of the winter storm. Here’s the latest tied to workforce:  For your friends and constituents ...
Austin’s Child Care Providers Receive Bottled Water at No Cost from Workforce Solutions Capital Area

Austin’s Child Care Providers Receive Bottled Water at No Cost from Workforce Solutions Capital Area

In one day, our staff prepared 10 pallets of water for 108 providers caring for 5,591 children. ...
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