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Layoff Assistance

September 26, 2018

If your company is experiencing a layoff, learn about the programs and resources in Illinois that assist in avoiding and reducing the impact of an upcoming layoff, reporting the layoff, and other services.

Rapid Response Layoff Reporting and Services

Rapid Response is a federal service strategy which coordinates services with an employer and employee representative(s) to maximize efforts and avert a planned layoff and/or minimize disruption for individuals and communities in dislocation events. Information is included on this page to learn about:

  • Rapid Response services
  • How to receive these services
  • Downloadable materials

Click here for more.

WARN Reporting and Services

The Illinois Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) requires applicable employers to provide advanced notification of a plant closure or mass layoff. This section provides details on the law and how to comply with it. Visit this page to find:

  • State WARN Definitions.
  • How to Submit a WARN.
  • Illinois WARN Contracts.
  • WARN Downloads.

Click here for more.

Trade Layoff Reporting and Services

A trade layoff happens due to increased imports or production shifted out of the United States. Visit this page to find:

  • Information on reporting a layoff.
  • Trade Program and USDOL Contacts.
  • Illinois Trade Downloads.

Click here for more.

Company Layoff Search

Click on a company specific layoff link below to view information on local events, services, resources available to individuals affected by that layoff, and the Dislocated Worker Survey.

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