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WSRCA Awarded $12M Good Jobs Challenge Grant for its REINVEST Initiative to Bolster Construction, Healthcare, and Technology Workforce in Rural Communities
Aug 03, 2022
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration today announced that Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area (WSRCA) was awarded a $12,087,373 grant for its new skills development initiative, Rural Employers Infuse Vital Economic Success in Texas (REINVEST), to bolster workforce opportunities in high-demand occupations in communities within its workforce development area.
Rural Capital Area Unemployment Rises to 3.3% in June; Available Labor Force Continues to Grow Faster than Employment
Jul 22, 2022
The unadjusted unemployment rate of the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas rose to 3.3 percent in June 2022, up from 2.8 percent in May, as new residents continue to swell into the region, driving labor force availability numbers to outpace employment.
Jun 30, 2022
Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area is proud to announce its 35th anniversary as the leading workforce development organization serving the nine-county Rural Capital Area of Texas.
Jun 17, 2022
The unadjusted unemployment rate of the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas edged up to 2.8 percent in May 2022, a slight increase from the 2.6 percent recorded in April, according to figures released today by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area Honored with Telly Award for Pandemic Response Video Outreach Campaign
May 24, 2022
Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area announced today its “We Are Rural Capital Area - Pandemic Response” video series has been named a Bronze Award winner for Best Nonprofit Branded Campaign in the 43rd Annual Telly Awards.
May 20, 2022
The unadjusted unemployment rate in the Rural Capital Area of Central Texas continued its trend downward for a second consecutive month in April 2022, dropping to 2.6 percent, down from 2.8 percent in March, according to figures released today by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC).