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If you lost your job because of the coronavirus, these companies are hiring

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(WYDaily/ Courtesy of Pixabay)

Thousands of people across the state are out of work due to the coronavirus (COVID 19). Are you one of them?

As of March 28, 112,497 unemployment claims were filed with the Virginia Employment Commission, according to a news release on Thursday.

Whether you were laid off, furloughed or had your hours reduced, if you’re looking for a job, you’re in luck.

Goodwill of Central Virginia and Hampton Roads has compiled a list of employers hiring during the coronavirus. This list will be updated.

The following jobs are located in the Hampton Roads area, specifically on the Peninsula including Williamsburg, James City County, York County, Hampton and Newport News.


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Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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