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RWP Workforce Board Meeting Recorded January 15, 2021

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Quarterly Workforce Board Meeting for the Roque Workforce Partnership conducted on Zoom, January 15, 2021.

The meeting included:

– Economic Update by Guy Tauer, Oregon Employment Department Regional Economist
– Review of the Local WIOA Plan
– RWP Strategic Roadmap
– Reimaging Workforce Rogue Valley

To view the full meeting video click HERE.

COVID-19 – What We Know

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Dr. Shames, Jackson County’s Medical Director/Health Officer, shares what is currently known about COVID-19 (as of September, 2020). He explains the complexity of this virus including: how the virus spreads, who gets sick, and what we can do about it. Dr Shames also looks at the Socio-Economic and Racial disparities that exist within COVID-19. Additionally Sensitivity, Specificity, and Mitigation Strategies are defined.

 

Watch the video.

RWP Workforce Systems Quarterly Brief

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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.

Tracking the Recovery

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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.