October 28, 2020
Paid family leave wasn’t an issue that Terrence Walker thought about much; his wife and son were healthy, and he had a good job as an administrative professional at Virginia Commonwealth University.
October 23, 2020
Gov. Ralph Northam on Friday turned to one of the most economically challenged places in Virginia to hear how the pandemic has affected businesses and families and what they need to recover.
October 10, 2020
Network2Work, a locally grown program using social circles to connect jobs and people looking for work, is expanding to other parts of Virginia, thanks to a two-year, $1.7 million state investment.
September 18, 2020
Friday members of a House committee advanced a bill that would make the state eligible for federal funds to help establish a work-share program. Experts say the initiative could ultimately help save jobs in Virginia.
June 29, 2020
Coalition of Virginia businesses and community colleges to combat COVID-19 job losses by equipping workers for in-demand jobs
June 25, 2020
In the face of unprecedented unemployment, prior investments in digital operations and a data trust allowed the state, with data analytics company Qlarion, to fast-track a job referral website.
June 24, 2020
The governor’s office said the rules were prompted in large part by the lack of enforcement by the federal agency tasked with upholding workplace safety, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
June 12, 2020
As restrictions continue to ease in places like Richmond, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) says the need for contact tracers is growing.
June 12, 2020
With more than 400,000 Virginians unemployed, the state has launched a platform designed to connect people to educational and work opportunities broken down by region, Gov. Ralph Northam announced Friday.
May 20, 2020
Megan Healy, Ph.D., Chief Workforce Advisor To The Governor, on child care and unemployment insurance benefits.