The June brief focuses on the region’s Unemployment Insurance efforts, Work Center’s status, Layoff Aversion funding to date, sectors updates, new collaboration with AllCare, “Rogue Business” web site, Opportunity Youth status, data analytics and Personal Effectiveness Skill Training. Click HERE to view the two-page brief.
How is the COVID-19 pandemic affecting the economic prospects of people, businesses, and communities across the United States? “Tracking the Recovery” combines anonymized data from leading private companies (credit card processors to payroll firms), providing a real-time picture of indicators such as employment rates, consumer spending, and job postings across counties, industries, and income groups. Visit the site by clicking HERE or read a “Tracker Paper” explaining their methodologies and conclusions.
At the June 19th Workforce Board Quarterly Meeting, OED Regional Economist Guy Tauer presented current data on the impact of COVID-19 on the regional economy and workforce. To watch a video of his presentation and then question/answer session (30 min) click HERE.