Rapid Response - Solutions for Economic Transition

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    Employer Information Sheet_MA Dept of Workforce Development

    EMPLOYER INFORMATION SHEET: The MA Department of Workforce Development, Division of Career Services, Rapid Response Team provides statewide, early intervention re-employment services at no cost to companies and their employees affected by layoffs and closings. Mandated and funded by the Workforce Investment Act, our quality, on-site outplacement services provide an...
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    TEN 03-10 Training and Employment Notice

    Purpose: To announce the Rapid Response Initiative, a comprehensive, collaborative effort to promote consistent, high-quality, timely and innovative responses to economic transition across the country. Through this Initiative, the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) will collaborate with state and local Rapid Response practitioners and partners to assess the current system...
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    Worksharing Presentation (PPT)

    PPT Presentation from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development. Workshare is a smart alternative to layoffs. It allows workers to share reduced work hours while receiving partial unemployment insurance (UI) benefits
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    Workforce System Results: January - March, 2010

    From the Report: "The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) provides this overview of performance results for the period ending March 31, 2010. Record numbers of participants are being served by the workforce system in response to the demand for services created by the continuing economic challenges our Nation faces as individuals seek...
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    Issue Brief: - Job Sharing: Tax Credits to Prevent Layoffs and Stimulate Employment

    Issue Brief, October 2009 from Center for Economic and Policy Research - Job Sharing: Tax Credits to Prevent Layoffs and Stimulate Employment
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    Employee Ownership as a Strategy for Building Assets and Community Wealth

    PPT Presentation Employee Ownership as a Strategy for Building Assets and Community Wealth John Logue Director, Ohio Employee Ownership Center
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    NEW!  - TEGL 30-09; June 8 , 2010

    TEGL 30-09 Date: June 8, 2010 The purpose of the Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) is to: 1. define layoff aversion, and 2. provide guidance on the appropriate use of incumbent worker training (IWT) for layoff aversion if using local or Rapid Response finds via waiver.
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    Stone Soup

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    NCCC Rapid Response Self-Evaluation Tool

    Click "Download Now" (right) to download the Rapid Resonse Sefl-Assessment Tool (MSWord file) used by the North Central Counties Consortium (NCCC). NCCC is a Governing Board and Workforce Investment Board dedicated to providing high quality workforce development services in the California Counties of Colusa, Glenn, Lake, Sutter and Yuba. NCCC...
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    Rapid Response Assessment/Benchmark Tool

    Click "Download Now" (right) to download the Rapid Response Assessment/Benchmark Tool (MSWord file) used at Regional Rapid Response Roundtable events.
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    Rapid Response/Reemployment Heartland Conference

    Click "Download Now" (right) to view a PPT presentation entitled "Rapid Response: Connecting to Rapid Reemployment" presented by Bruce Bernardi, Ken Messina and Jeff Ryan at the 2010 Heartland Conference 2010
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    A New Rapid Response Definition