(NEW YORK) -- States with a large number of unvaccinated first responders “may face major workforce disruptions due to COVID-19 illness,” according to a study released Tuesday by researchers at the University of Miami. First responders are more likely to contract COVID-19 than another population... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pamela Millwood isn't against getting vaccinated. But at the federal prison where she works in Jesup, Georgia, many of her coworkers are skeptical or downright opposed to getting a shot. The result, she predicts, will be an exodus of some 30% to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for federal workers could set the groundwork for more private sector organizations to follow along. But it also is likely to trigger an avalanche of lawsuits from those who say required vaccinations infringe on the civil liberties... Read More.
(FRANKFORT, Ky.) -- Kentucky is the latest state to offer hefty return-to-work cash incentives, as the economy begins to bounce back from the COVID-19 shock. Gov. Andy Beshear announced earlier this week a plan to pay up to 15,000 Kentuckians on unemployment insurance a $1,500... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Latinas left the workforce at higher rates than any other demographic during the COVID-19 pandemic, with little sign of recuperating even as the country starts to reopen, according to a new report. From March 2020 to March 2021, the number of Latinas... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- When the coronavirus pandemic lockdowns struck the United States in March, Reshma Saujani, the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code and a mom of two, saw the impact play out in her own life,... Read More.
By DANIELLE GENET, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Alana Achtekirchen is a single mom of two elementary school-aged kids living in San Francisco. She's been doing her best to get through the day-to-day challenges of living through the COVID-19 pandemic, the recent wildfires... Read More.
By CLAIRE PEDERSEN, STEPHANIE FASANO, ALLIE YANG and TAYLOR DUNN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Katie Morales tried desperately to keep working while also caring for her 7-year-old daughter amid the COVID-19 pandemic.“Friends and family [were] driving really long distances to... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has the potential to undo years of gains for women in the workplace, according to a massive new study on the state of women in corporate America released on Wednesday.
For Immediate Release July 18, 2018 Workforce Snohomish Awarded $283,142 Grant for Second Year of Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program Media Contact: Kathleen Lefcourt, Director of Communications,... Read More.