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Wisconsin helping unemployed people get jobs at essential businesses during pandemic

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Published: Mar. 26, 2020 at 12:11 PM CDT
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The State of Wisconsin is now trying to connect unemployed job seekers with employers that run essential businesses during the pandemic.

The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) said in a release Thursday that several essential industries- like grocers, health facilities and delivery services - are ramping up production, as people stock up on supplies and change their habits.

The DWD also acknowledges that many people are out of work after non-essential businesses were forced to close after the 'Safer at Home' order was issued last week.

Now, DWD has

to connect job seekers to the in-demand jobs posted.

Employers can also post positions for free on the website.

According to the DWD: