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Layoff Assistance

WorkOne can provide assistance to your business during times of economic uncertainty that result in downsizing, mass-layoffs, and plant closures. Rapid Response employment services provide a pro-active strategy designed to respond to worker layoffs and business closings quickly by providing immediate assistance to companies and impacted workers. A Rapid Response Team will be made available to help your impacted employees access resources and services that will assist them to transition back into the workforce quickly.

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The Worker Retraining and Adjustment Act (WARN) was passed in 1988 to provide workers with time to prepare for the transition between the job they currently hold and a new job. Employers are required to provide a 60-day notice in advance of covered plant closings and covered mass layoffs. Notice must be provided to impacted workers, their representatives (i.e. a labor union), to the State Workforce Transition Unit, and the appropriate unit of local government.

To file a WARN Notice:

Indiana Department of Workforce Development
Workforce Transition Unit, SE311
10 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2277
Email: warn-notice@dwd.in.gov

For additional information on WARN Act requirements please refer to the links below or phone the U.S. Department of Labor at (202) 693-3500. WARN notices

U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration Fact Sheet http://www.doleta.gov/programs/factsht/warn.htm