Due to the COVID-19 virus and in an effort to adhere with social distancing, according to compliance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the state, many have implemented some temporary measures. For employers and businesses, both large and small, we offer these resource links in hopes that it might help you…

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(4/22/20) Inside Indiana Unemployment Video Series: The Indiana Department of Workforce Development has created a NEW video series to help answer the most common questions about Unemployment Insurance Benefits. The Inside Indiana Unemployment Video Series can be viewed from DWD’s website at www.in.gov/dwd/3252.htm or through their YouTube channel at on.in.gov/uivids

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April 16th, 2020FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE RENSSELAER, Ind. – Jasper County Economic Development Organization (JCEDO) and WorkOne Northwest Indiana look to aid the community, both its residents and businesses, through the trying times created by the COVID-19 Crisis.  Industries deemed “essential” by state and federal governments maybe be looking to hire more employees to meet increased…

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Katherine Guyot and Isabel V. Sawhill | Monday, April 6, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic is, among other things, a massive experiment in telecommuting. Up to half of American workers are currently working from home, more than double the fraction who worked from home (at least occasionally) in 2017-18. Of course, some jobs simply can’t be done at…

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Rebecca Winthrop | April 10, 2020 March 2020 will forever be known in the education community as the month when almost all the world’s schools shut their doors. On March 1, six governments instituted nationwide school closures due to the deadly coronavirus pandemic, and by the end of the month, 185 countries had closed, affecting 90…

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For many of these Americans, losing a job doesn’t just create worry about providing for their families. It also raises concerns about protecting their health during a pandemic. About half of all Americans get their health insurance through their employer, so for many people, being newly unemployed brings with it uncertainty about how to navigate…

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