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Gov. Newsom announces job listing site to help those who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19

Newsom
Posted at 12:34 PM, Apr 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-02 15:34:31-04

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Newsom today announced a new resource for job seekers who have lost employment due to COVID-19 closures.

Bitwise teamed up with LinkedIn to create a job listing site for Californians that have recently lost their jobs.

Onwardca.org matches individuals to jobs within their skill sets.

The site focuses on four key areas including:

Health care
Agriculture
Logistics
Grocers

Gov. Newsom estimates there are 70,000 open jobs today in California.

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