Employment Assistance During Coronavirus
State and local resources are available for people whose jobs have been impacted by the coronavirus outbreak.
Community Career Labs
Community Career Labs are available throughout the county. Labs provide free workforce support to job seekers and residents following adverse economic impacts and job losses caused by COVID-19, including reservation-based computer access, printing and copying, digital literacy programs, job search and resume assistance.
In-person and Virtual Career Labs are funded by Ramsey County Investment and Support Efforts.
Job Connect interactive job board
Visit the new Job Connect online job board to connect with businesses currently hiring in Ramsey County. You can search for jobs by transit accessibility, keyword and location using an interactive map. The board highlights major industries in Ramsey County including healthcare, technology, manufacturing, construction and more.
To apply for unemployment, visit the State of Minnesota's website.
Dislocated Worker program
If you've been laid off and qualify for unemployment benefits, you may be eligible for specialized employment and training services through the Dislocated Worker program to help prepare you for your next job. Services include career planning and counseling, job search assistance, training and other support services
- Worker protections related to COVID-19
- Processing and manufacturing workers resource guide
- Hospitality and event worker relief fund