Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for Worker Retraining Strategies

The COVID-19 pandemic had severe consequences in King County’s labor market. Successive waves of contaminations led to extended social distancing and gathering restrictions. Hospitality and personal services businesses experienced a sharp decline in revenue and furloughed some staff to remain solvent. The resulting job loss and heightened unemployment insurance claims disproportionally impacted communities of color.

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Adapting To The COVID-19 Environment

Our latest research, Adapting to the COVID-19 Environment, assesses the capacity of the Seattle/King County workforce system to support those in the most vulnerable position during the crisis and its aftermath toRead More

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Job Opening: Executive Assistant

Seattle Jobs Initiative (SJI) is a non-profit organization that creates opportunities for low-income people to support themselves and their families through living-wage careers. SJI is committed to attracting and retaining staffRead More

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