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Workforce Southwest Washington gets funding for virus worker relief

By Anthony Macuk, Columbian business reporter
Published: September 18, 2020, 6:04am

Workforce Southwest Washington announced Thursday that it has been awarded more than $2.25 million from three U.S. Department of Labor Dislocated Worker Grants to support workers in Clark, Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties who have been laid off due to COVID-19.

According to a press release from the agency, the funds will be invested in Worksource, Next and Goodwill of the Olympic and Rainier Region to help laid-off workers search for new jobs and access training and support services such as food assistance.

Columbian business reporter