The Department of Labor's
Employment and Training Administration
(ETA) provides information on training programs and other services that are
available to assist workers who have been
laid off or are about to be laid off. For a list of programs nearest you,
contact a One-Stop Career Center,
visit America's Service Locator on
the Web, or call ETA's toll-free help line at (877) US-2JOBS. Services are
designed to meet local needs and may vary from state to state. Some services
for dislocated workers have eligibility requirements. Check with your
State Dislocated Worker
Unit for details.
DOL Web Pages on This
Provides information on training, job search, and other
assistance for workers who have been laid off or are about to be laid off.
Provides assistance to both employers and workers to help
manage layoffs, downsizings, and restructurings and lessen the impact on
workers and communities.
about the fastest growing industries and occupations with details of skills and
education required and job openings by area. Includes wage, licensing
requirements and growth rates for jobs in demand.
Workforce Development Professionals
The National Dislocated Worker
Workgroup, comprised of federal, state, and local workforce representatives,
works to develop materials, training programs, and national conferences for
state and local practitioners and policymakers.
Trade Act programs are available to assist individuals who have
become unemployed as a result of increased imports, imports specifically from
Canada and/or Mexico, or a shift in production to Canada and/or Mexico.
Laws & Regulations on This
Workforce Investment Act of 1998
20 CFR Part 652;
Workforce Investment Act; Final Rule