Job Brief

March 2020 ι VOLUME 11 ι ISSUE 2
Work In Texas
Workforce Solutions Southeast Texas Operations during COVID-19
On Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all local workforce solutions centers were closed to the public in an abundance of caution for the health of our job seekers, employers and staff. We want to remind individuals and employers that the majority of Workforce support and services are accessible on our website,, the CHAT Live! Feature, and via our toll free number, 1-877-834-5627. Labor market information, including employment statistics and wage data, is available on the site.

Employers, including those needing to hire additional 'essential' workers, can still post jobs in, view resumes, and contact individuals as specified in their profiles. Business are encouraged to utilize the Shared Work Program when needing to reduce employee's hours. Shared Work supplements wages lost due to reduction in hours worked with partial unemployment benefits. Employers that close their business may also submit Mass Claims for temporary or permanent layoff of employees.

The health and safety of our communities is our top priority. Please work with us remotely, via the website,, or call us at 1-877-834-5627, rather than stopping by in person. Our hours of operation are currently 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Please continue to check our website regularly for updated information during this time. We want to ensure we provide the best service possible while keeping our communities healthy.

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