Protect the workforce that is key to your business. Explore shared work and other layoff aversion strategies and discover what you can do if you must let workers go.
Avoid Layoffs Through Shared Work
Find out how to avoid laying off workers by reducing the hours of some employees who can receive a partial unemployment benefit amount.
Save jobs with a shared work plan.
Know Employer Requirements for Layoffs
Find out if the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act applies to your business. Learn how WARN provides assistance to affected employees. Get other information on employer requirements and employee rights:
Manage Layoffs & Plant Closings
Get help with layoffs and plant closings through our Rapid Response service. We coordinate services and provide immediate aid to companies and their workers facing layoffs. Rapid Response helps growing companies access skilled workers from companies that are downsizing.
Manage Unemployment Claims for Layoffs
Streamline the unemployment benefits claims process if faced with layoffs of 10 or more employees by taking advantage of our mass claims process:
- Use our mass claims process
- Learn more about Employer Benefit Services
- Unemployment Basics for Employers
Get Financial Assistance for the Trade Affected
Explore financial assistance available to manufacturers, communities, and farmers affected by import competition through Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA):