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Jan 22, 2021
The unadjusted unemployment rate of the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas rounded out 2020 by dropping to 5.1 percent in December, down from 5.8 percent in November, with 3,604 jobs added, according to figures released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC). The 5.1 percent unemployment rate in the nine-county Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area (WSRCA) represented 28,870 residents seeking employment. The region’s unemployment rate remained below both the Texas (7.1 percent)* and national (6.5 percent)* rates.
Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Awarded $2.5M DOL Grant to Bolster Healthcare Workforce in Rural Communities
Jan 20, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor this week announced that Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area was awarded a $2.5 million Rural Healthcare Initiative grant to address rural healthcare workforce shortages in communities within its workforce development area.
Dec 18, 2020
The unadjusted unemployment rate in the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas increased slightly in November 2020, to 5.8 percent, from a pandemic low of 4.8 percent in October, according to figures released today by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Nov 20, 2020
The unadjusted unemployment rate in the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas has shrunk from a high of 11.5 percent during the worst stages of the coronavirus pandemic in April, to a low of 4.9 percent in October 2020.
Central Texas Veterans, Employers to Connect Virtually on November 5 at the 9th Annual Hiring Red, White & You! Statewide Veterans Hiring Event
Nov 02, 2020
Veterans, you've served your country, now let Texas serve you! 🇺🇸 Connect with hundreds of local employers at the largest virtual veterans hiring experience of the year—Hiring Red White & You: Warrior Welcome Central Texas!
Oct 16, 2020
The unadjusted unemployment rate in the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas ticked up to 6.1 percent in September 2020, after a four month slide to 5.2 percent in August, down from a high of 11.5 percent in April.