Dislocated Worker Program – Workforce Investment Act
The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Dislocated Worker Program provides workforce investment activities that increase the employment, retention, and earnings of participants, and increase occupational skill attainment by participants, which will improve the quality of the workforce, reduce welfare dependency, and enhance the productivity and competitiveness of the economy.
The Workforce Investment Act mandates that participants are provided core, intensive and training services. Core services are basic information about our programs and other government programs made available for job seekers. Intensive, job training and other services assist participants to attain and retain employment. Support services are available to those who need further assistance to enable participation in the program. Rapid response services are provided to enable Dislocated Workers to transition to new employment as quickly as possible, following either a permanent closure or mass layoff.
For additional information on the WIA dislocated worker program contact:
(Job listings, resume assistance, workshops)
(Filing unemployment insurance claims)
(Comprehensive career research)
Employment Security – Dislocated Worker page
Workforce Development Councils: www.washingtonworkforce.org/WDCs/index.php
Consumer Credit Counseling: www.cccsyakima.org
Washington Information Network (WIN) 211: www.win211.org
People For People: www.pfp.org
Washington Career Bridge : www.careerbridge.wa.gov
Yakima Help Wanted: www.yakimahelpwanted.com
Yakima Valley Jobs: www.yakimavalleyjobs.com
WA State Dept of Personnel: www.careers.wa.gov