Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Workforce Services for Individuals

Services for Dislocated Individuals

When people have lost their jobs due to a layoff or closure, there are programs through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act that may be able to help them get back into the workforce. There may be training opportunities available to provide those services.

A dislocated worker is an individual who

If you feel that you fit this criteria; please contact your job service office.

The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program is a federal program that assists U.S. workers who have lost or may lose their jobs as a result of foreign trade. This program seeks to provide adversely affected workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support necessary to become reemployed. Since 1975, the TAA program has served more than 2 million U.S. workers. The first step to receiving TAA benefits and services is to contact your job service office.

Re-employment Services (RES) is a federally mandated unemployment insurance objective assisting Reemployment Assistance (RA) claimants to gain employment quickly.

The goals of the Reemployment Services (RES) program are to enhance the rapid re-employment of unemployed workers, eliminate potential overpayments, and realize cost savings for the Unemployment Insurance (UI) trust fund.

Claimants participating in RES are provided career counseling, skills assessment, job development, job search assistance, and referrals services at no cost.