Workforce Solutions

Workforce Solutions in Lake Jackson has jobs available for local workers, but there are more jobs available than there are people on unemployment right now, a state official said.

The original problem at the start of the pandemic was there were not enough jobs as businesses were forced to shut down or reduce their normal operations, with workers in restaurants and the hospitality industry hit especially hard.

The problem now is people are not going back to work, said James Bernsen, deputy communications director at the Texas Workforce Commission. This might have been because they were nervous about being exposed to COVID-19 by coworkers or customers, but with vaccines widely available and the spread of the virus diminished, there’s a lot more opportunity to get out there and work safely, he said.

Alexandra Golden is a reporter for The Facts. Contact her at 979-237-0151.

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PJBM626

But Biden says this isn’t the case. This is been a dem strategy for decades buy votes for poverty living . Give taxpayers money not to work but get a vote. Which is against Lords command. We heard from the facts and other dem propaganda media if Trump ended the extended unemployment benefits under Obama, people would suffer. Didn’t happen!! They went to work

scott2425

So where are all these jobs at?? You cannot expect contractors and oil/gas workers who were just recently laid off to go work fast food or retail. The maximum weekly benefit is $535 a week, which isn't a lot, but is a lot better than $10 to $12 dollars an hour working maybe 25 to 30 hours a week if your that lucky.

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