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Newly opened distribution centers for Amazon and Domino’s Pizza are bringing jobs to the Katy area which may provide relief to unemployment in the area. Amazon is looking staff its new 800,000 … more
The Texas unemployment rate rose to 8.3% in September, the Texas Workforce Commission said Friday, surpassing the national unemployment rate of 7.9% and returning the state to the unemployment levels … more
For the first time in months, Texas’ sales tax revenue increased when compared with the same period last year despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Comptroller Glenn Hegar said … more
Texans still face obstacles to collecting unemployment benefits months into the coronavirus pandemic's economic crisis By Clare Proctor, The Texas Tribune June 4, 2020 "Texans … more
The Texas Workforce Commission announced a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 12.8% as of May 22 – a record for Texas. During the past month, a TWC press release said, the Texas economy … more
Another 247,179 Texans filed for unemployment last week. That brings the total number of new claims in the state to about 1.8 million in the past seven weeks, since Gov. Greg Abbott declared the … more
AUSTIN — An executive order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott to reopen in-store retail shopping, dine-in restaurants, movie theaters, museums, libraries and more took effect May 1 and will continue … more
The number of Texans filing for unemployment went back up last week, after a dip in the number of claims the previous week. Last week, 280,406 Texans successfully filed unemployment claims. That … more
Across the state, demand for assistance from food banks is off the charts as thousands of Texans who are suddenly out of work because of the coronavirus pandemic are visiting their local nonprofits … more
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