AUSTIN – Workforce Solutions Capital Area reaffirms our support to Austin’s businesses and workers disrupted by concerns around the COVID-19 and offers an array of resources to help employers avert layoffs, and assist workers to find and keep employment. The Workforce Solutions’ team stands ready to provide proactive, business-focused responses to retaining workers and assisting in the event of a layoff.

Austin’s economy remains strong, with many job openings available for workers. As of March 10, 2020, Workforce Solutions Capital Area reported over 31,700 jobs postings in the Arts and Entertainment, and Hospitality and Tourism industries alone.

Workforce Solutions Capital Area offers at no cost many resources for Central Texans whose employment is impacted by concerns related to COVID-19. For businesses facing a layoff or closure as a result of economic changes related to COVID-19, Workforce Solutions Capital Area offers early intervention such as layoff aversion and outplacement services, at no cost, with a proactive, business-focused approach.



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