State To Hire Nearly 2,000 Temporary Staffers To Help Manage Surge In Unemployment ApplicationsThe state Employment Development Department plans to hire nearly 2,000 temporary full-time and hourly staff members in the coming weeks to hasten the delivery of unemployment benefits to workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Army Of Contact-Tracing Workers Being Recruited To Help Combat Coronavirus PandemicExperts say contact tracing is going to play a critical role in fighting the coronavirus. It’s been practiced for decades, used to fight SARS, Ebola and AIDS, but never on as big a scale.
Surge In Meal Kit Demand Boosts Hiring At Blue Apron East Bay Fulfillment CenterTo meet a surge in demand from consumers stuck at home, Blue Apron has hired more than 300 people at its fulfillment centers which include a facility on Regatta Blvd. in Richmond.
Coronavirus Update: These Companies Are Currently Hiring New EmployeesMore than 4.5 million Californians have filed for unemployment benefits since mid-March. If you are among them here's a list of companies were are currently hiring.
Coronavirus Update: California 'Gig' Workers Now Allowed To File For Unemployment BenefitsAfter of waiting weeks for some form of state assistance, thousands of unemployed gig workers in California could finally begin filing for unemployment benefits on Tuesday.
Instacart Hires 300,000 Workers In A Month, Plans To Hire 250,000 MoreInstacart hired 300,000 workers in recent weeks to meet surging demand for grocery deliveries spurred by the pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Boosts Financial Assistance For Self-Employed, Undocumented WorkersGov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday outlined the financial relief being provided to the state's most vulnerable residents losing work amid the coronavirus emergency, including undocumented residents, those who are self-employed and contract workers.
Securitas Hiring Security Guards Across Bay Area, California To Protect Businesses Closed By Shelter-In-PlaceAn international security firm is planning to expand its workforce in California and the Bay Area to help protect businesses closed by the coronavirus shelter-in-place.
Coronavirus Jobs: Federal Dept Of Labor Hiring Bay Area Wage and Hour InvestigatorsThe U.S. Department of Labor announced Tuesday that its Wage and Hour Division will be hiring 45 additional investigators, including five in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Coronavirus Jobs: Rite Aid Announces Plans To Hire 5,000 Associates NationwideRite Aid pharmacy officials announced Monday the company plans to hire 5,000 associates for full and part-time roles across the country to support store and distribution center teams.
Coronavirus Jobs: Ace Hardware Plans To Hire 30,000 NationwideAs an essential business, Ace Hardware has seen a large surge of customers and demand for its services and products so the company announced Friday it was planning to hire 30,000 new employees.
Coronavirus Update: Gov. Newsom Promises Help For Small Businesses, Launches Jobs WebsiteGov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday afternoon tried to offer some reassurance to small-business owners and workers employed by those businesses that the state would be providing financial support during the economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order.
Coronavirus Jobs: Record Numbers File For Unemployment In California, NationallyWith Californians who have lost their jobs signing up for unemployment at a record rate, national figures released Thursday revealed that more than 6.6 million Americans applied for benefits across the country last week.
Some Businesses On A Hiring Binge During Coronavirus PandemicWhile many people in the Bay Area have been furloughed or had their hours cut because of the coronavirus pandemic, there are other companies in the Bay Area on a hiring binge.
Coronavirus Jobs: Amazon Opening Up 100,000 Positions NationwideWith the demands soaring for home delivery during the current coronavirus shelter-in-place in California and several other states, Amazon has announced it is adding to its workforce in Northern California and elsewhere.