Rapid Response/Dislocated Worker Unit

The Rapid Response Unit responds to large layoffs and plant closings by helping affected workers find a new job as quickly as possible. We also help struggling businesses by referring them to programs that can help them weather a downturn.
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Announcing a new Rapid Response Team webinar

Learn about the many free employment and support services that can help you transition to a new job.
Register for webinar today  


Help for Struggling Businesses 

See how our team can help your company during a business downturn.

Rapid Response Early Intervention Team Packet 

This resource for workers will help them prepare for and find a new job.


Explore the free and low-cost education and training programs for laid off workers.


Learn about the special health insurance and healthcare options avaiable to you.

Downsizing Laws 

Learn how to compy with the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act.

CT Plant Closing Laws and Related Requirements 

View the rules to apply when shutting down a facility.

Eastern CT Manufacturing and Healthcare Pipelines 

These programs provide no-cost training to help people get jobs with local employers.

Other Related Resources 

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