Virtual orientation set for displaced workers

The Indiana Department of Workforce Development is hosting a virtual reemployment and benefits orientation for displaced workers across the state.

The orientation will run from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.

Topics of discussion will include reemployment services, community resources, employee benefits and unemployment insurance.

DWD personnel, including its trade adjustment assistance team, and the Indiana Department of Labor will be presenting at the orientation.

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The state’s rapid response team is activated when a significant layoff or plant closure occurs and pairs knowledgeable WorkOne staff with displaced employees to move them toward a plan for reemployment as soon as possible.