Opportunities to grow remote work occupations in SW WA

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, working remotely has become the “new normal” for many. A study by Chmura Economics & Analytics, JobsEQ leveraged two datasets, American Time Use Survey [...]

Workforce system building talent pipeline for healthcare

Healthcare has long been considered a recession-proof industry, but no industry is COVID-19 proof. While the healthcare industry was impacted by unemployment due to the crisis, it continues to be [...]

Workforce System COVID-19 Response 7.2.20

Things are changing daily, from phased reopening to increasing numbers of people contracting COVID-19, to the order on June 26 making mask-wearing mandatory when unable to physically distance [...]

Workforce System COVID-19 Response 6.18.20

As recovery and reopening continue, we must all remain vigilant (at home and at work) by continuing safe distancing, hand washing and wearing masks. We remain committed to supporting you and your [...]

WSW providing six months of free internet to families in need

We are offering six-months of free internet access to Clark and Cowlitz County families with low-income and those eligible for the National School Lunch Program, Housing Assistance, Medicaid, [...]

WSW and partners donate computers helping families connect to job and education resources

Thirty families in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties are receiving new Chromebooks thanks to a partnership between Workforce Southwest Washington (WSW), Edge Networks and the Community Foundation [...]

Workforce System COVID-19 Response 6.4.20

As we move into the Safe Start Recovery and Phase 2, our business services team is ready to assist you with rehiring employees and meeting your workforce needs. Please reach out to our Director [...]

Workforce System COVID-19 Response 5.14.20

As Governor Inslee’s Reopening Washington Plan enters its second week and we look forward to Phase 2, business and community partners are strategizing and developing plans to re-open while also [...]

Workforce System COVID-19 Response 5.7.20

As we continue to assist and connect businesses and individuals to resources, we’ve also started to think about reopening and recovery. While we don’t yet know what the “new normal” will be, [...]

Recovery + Resiliency Conversation Identifies Business Needs

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