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Texans filing for unemployment increase 1,600% over two weeks ago

By Naomi Andu, The Texas Tribune Last week alone, 275,597 out-of-work Texans filed for unemployment relief.

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Thousands in Texas face delays to their unemployment relief because of busy phone lines and website outages

By Carrington Tatum and Clare Proctor, The Texas Tribune As tens of thousands of Texans try to file unemployment insurance claims, they’re finding the Texas Workforce Commission’s phone lines jammed and website servers overloaded as the agency is swamped by … Continue reading

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Texas hopes to increase apprenticeship learning

Last month, the state of Texas held its first-ever summit on registered apprenticeships in San Antonio. Like many states, Texas struggles with skills gaps and worker shortages in industries like construction. Building trades often use the “earn while you learn” model, … Continue reading

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