Special Funding for Workers Affected by Local Layoffs

Were you laid off from any of the companies below?

If yes, you may be eligible for grant-funded skills training.

National Emergency Grants

(updated 1/13/2016)

Avery Denison: date of layoff on or after December 1, 2013
Bank of America in Malden: date of layoff on or after January 1, 2013
Biogen: date of layoff on or after August 1, 2015
Calloway Labs: date of layoff on or after October 1, 2015
CSM Bakery in Woburn: date of layoff on or after April 1, 2014
Frito Lay: date of layoff on or after July 15, 2015
High Liner Foods: date of layoff on or after March 1, 2015
Intel Corporation: date of layoff on or after December 1, 2013
Keurig: date of layoff on or after July 15, 2015
Keystone Dental: date of layoff on or after October 1, 2015
Kraft Foods in Woburn: date of layoff on or after January 23, 2015
Grant includes layoffs at:
Kraft Foods in Woburn and at Kelly Services for those placed at Kraft Foods/Woburn
Lonza Biologic: date of layoff on or after December 1, 2013
Madico, Inc: date of layoff on or after July 1, 2015
MACY’s in Belmont: date of layoff on or after March 1, 2013
Market Forge in Everett: date of layoff on or after April 1, 2014
Millipore in Burlington: date of layoff on or after April 15, 2013
N.E. Compounding Center/Ameridose: date of layoff on or after October 1, 2012
Grant End Date: June 30, 2015
Grant includes layoffs at:
Ameridose, LLC; New England Compounding Center; Alaunus Pharmaceutical, LLC; Medical Sales Management
New England Primate Center: date of layoff on or after December 1, 2013
Olympus BioTech: date of layoff on or after December 1, 2013
Organogenesis: date of layoff on or after December 1, 2013
The Inn at Harvard in Cambridge: date of layoff on or after July 1, 2013
Wyndham Hotel (Maple Hotel Co.): date of layoff on or after November 1, 2015
Windham Professionals Inc.: date of layoff on or after June 1, 2015

Grant-funded Skills Training

To qualify, your layoff date must meet federal guidelines for each specific company.

The state has received special funding to assist people recently laid-off from these companies. You may be eligible for skills training and/or enhanced services from one of the Career Coaches at The Career Place. Some of the enhanced services include:
  • Career Coaching
  • Skills Training
  • Job Development
  • Microsoft Office Training
  • Interview Coaching
  • and more...

For more information, please contact
Bernadine Sears: phone 781.932.5546 or email bsears@thecareerplace.org

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