Resources in Houston and Texas you can use if you lost your job

Recently laid off workers attend an information session in Roanoke about a new workforce initiative.
Recently laid off workers attend an information session in Roanoke about a new workforce initiative. (WSLS)

As many non-essential businesses have been forced to close indefinitely amid the coronavirus pandemic, some employers have laid-off their staff.

If you’re currently unemployed, here are some resources:

Work opportunities

As concerns over the coronavirus pandemic increase, many are rushing to grocery stores and pharmacies to stock up on essential items. Due to the influx of shoppers who are emptying shelves, many stores around Houston are in need of more staff to keep business running soundly.

H-E-B announced it is offering a short-term opportunity with positions ranging from $9.50 - $15 an hour.

Kroger and Walmart are also among stores looking for new employees to start immediately.

Walgreens and CVS Pharmacy are hiring thousands of full-time, part-time and temporary workers in response to the coronavirus pandemic.


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