Texas organizations launch Texas Return to Work Initiative for workers, business owners

Several Texas organizations launched the Texas Return to Work Initiative July 15. (Courtesy Pexels)
Several Texas organizations launched the Texas Return to Work Initiative July 15. (Courtesy Pexels)

Several Texas organizations launched the Texas Return to Work Initiative July 15. (Courtesy Pexels)

Several Texas organizations launched the Texas Return to Work Initiative July 15, which includes a survey and resource guide meant to help Texans return to work quickly and safely, according to the resource guide.

The Texas Association of Business, the Texas Economic Development Council, Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives and the North Texas Commission created this guide and survey to help business owners understand what resources are available to them as the pandemic continues, according to a press release.


“Texas economic developers are on the front line of recovery and seeing different problems—and solutions—around the state,” Carlton Schwab, the president and CEO of the Texas Economic Development Council, said in the release. “The Texas Return to Work Initiative will help establish a common perspective of the overall landscape, assess and leverage available resources and develop effective and sustained response to local, regional and statewide challenges.”

According to the Texas Return to Work Initiative resource guide, business owners will find a compiled list of resources for employers and employees, ranging from legal issues to mental health to child care. As the pandemic continues, the resource guide will be updated periodically, according to the release.
By Haley Morrison
Haley Morrison came to Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after graduating from Baylor University. She was promoted to editor in February 2019. Haley primarily covers city government.


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