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Oregon Dislocated - Worker Information
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Services of the Dislocated Worker Unit
Contacting our office is a great step toward easing the transition period up to and through layoff.  We´ll get your input on the services that you might access to help you reach your new employment goal.  We´ll work closely with the Employment and Training office, as well as other resource agencies in your area, that offers re-employment services.  If you are not yet laid off, we´ll talk with your employer about services that can make the  transition easier for you and for them.
Advantages for Dislocated Workers
  1. Allows optimum time for personal & financial readjustment prior to layoffs.
  2. Reduces stress and fear related to the loss of employment.
  3. Builds awareness of and confidence in your skills, and your outlook on the future.
  4. Offers potential for training prior to and following a layoff.
  5. Increases future wage and benefit potential.
  6. Reduces job-loss impact on the family.
  7. The Dislocated Worker Unit provides local program information and technical support.

Dislocated Worker Guide

Oregon Dislocated Worker Guide 2015 Edition (New)
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WorkSource Oregon Centers Contact List 
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WARN Information
Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification Act (WARN)
The Worker Adjustment & Retraining Notification Act (WARN) offers protection to workers, their families and communities by requiring employers to provide notice 60 days in advance of covered plant closings and covered mass layoffs. This notice must be provided to either affected workers or their representatives (e.g., a labor union); to the State dislocated worker unit; and to the appropriate unit of local government.
WARN Information
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TAA - ATAA Information
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) - Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA)
The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) / Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA)program is a federal entitlement program established under the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. The TAA Program provides aid to workers who lose their jobs or whose hours of work and wages are reduced as a result of increased imports.
Workers whose employment is adversely affected by increased imports may apply for TAA/ATAA. TAA/ATAA offers a variety of benefits and reemployment services to assist unemployed workers prepare for and obtain suitable employment. Workers may be eligible for training, job search and relocation allowances, income support and other reemployment services.
The TAA/ATAA program is administered by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor. States serve as agents to the Labor Department in administering the TAA/ATAA program.
TAA Information
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TAA-ATAA Petition (English Version)
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TAA-ATAA Petition (Spanish Version)
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