The District of Columbia American Job Center can help you find a new job, transition into something new, expand your skills, or even explore a new career. Find a location nearest you.
"Dislocated" workers include the following:
The District offers a Rapid Response Program of assistance to people and employers affected by business closings or layoffs. A Rapid Response team provides a range of services at the worksite, including career guidance and transition counseling, resume preparation, labor market information, unemployment insurance information, customized job search assistance, occupational skills training, support services and relocation assistance.
In August 1988, Congress passed the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN), which requires advance notice of plant closing or mass layoffs. It allows affected workers, their unions and the District government to begin the process of providing Rapid Response services and timely training to these workers. The District of Columbia’s Department of Employment Services (DOES) offers an array of individually tailored services designed to assist the dislocated worker in re-entering the workforce in the shortest possible period of time.
Job Placement Assistance
CareerPath serves workers, unions and area employers by assessing, counseling, training and placing workers in family-sustaining jobs.
Visit the US Department of Labor website for more information about the Dislocated Workers Program.
For more information about the Dislocated Workers and Rapid Response services, please contact.
4058 Minnesota Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20019
Phone: (202) 698-6001