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Help For Laid-Off Workers of Plumrose USA

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May 21, 2013

HELP FOR LAID-OFF WORKERS OF PLUMROSE USA

Booneville--- The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) and the Mississippi Partnership Local Workforce Investment Area will hold a Rapid Response meeting to provide help with reemployment and retraining services for the workers laid-off by Plumrose USA.

The Rapid Response meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 29, 2013, at Northeast MS Community College, Holliday Hall, 101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville.  Those attending the sessions will receive information on employment services and re-training assistance such as conducting a job search, creating a resume, job placement assistance and the Home Saver Program. Representatives from the Corinth WIN Job Center and Northeast MS Community College will be present to give information on re-training and workforce education.

“The MDES staff and our workforce partners are especially capable of responding to the needs of those workers who lost their jobs as a result of the recent layoff,” said Mark Henry, executive director of MDES. “This is a collaborative effort that involves many workforce professionals at the state and local level. We look forward to meeting with the workers to provide them the assistance they need to return to work quickly.”

For more information about the meetings contact the Corinth WIN Job Center at 662-696-2336.