FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Workforce Alliance Media Contact:
Sumner County Workforce Center to reopen to the public on June 8, 2020
WELLINGTON (June 5, 2020) —The Sumner County Workforce Center will reinstate in-person services on June 8, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Sumner County Workforce Center closed to the public in March 2020 and began providing all workforce services to employers and job seekers through online platforms, telephone contact, and virtual communication.
The Sumner County Workforce Center will reopen under the same office hours established prior to the COVID-19 closure; Tuesday and Thursday, 8 am to noon and 1 pm to 5 pm.
Health and safety precautions will be in effect for customers and staff, including temperature and symptom questionnaire screening, additional sanitation efforts, adequate social distance, and plexiglass barriers between workstations. In-person workshops and group classes remain suspended at this time; however, video tutorials are currently available on the Workforce Centers’ YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEhcdMwO8xeFY3q-bdpa3tw.
Staff and customers will be required to wear a mask while inside the Sumner County Workforce Center. Masks will be provided onsite for customers who do not have one when they arrive for their appointment. Virtual appointments can be scheduled for customers who do not wish to wear a mask.
Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas (WA) The Workforce Alliance is the Local Workforce Development Board, Administrative Entity and Program Administrator for US Department of Labor Education and Training programs in Local Area IV of Kansas, which includes Butler, Cowley, Harper, Kingman, Sedgwick and Sumner counties. It is a proud partner of the America’s Job Center Network and KANSASWORKS.COM. For additional information on the Workforce Alliance please visit workforce