North Mississippi Health Services in Tupelo in November announced system-wide layoffs of 109 people (click here for previous coverage), and the Mississippi Department of Employment Security is offering them some help if needed.
The state agency is having a Rapid Response meeting team on Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. at the conference center at Itawamba Community College Belden campus
MDES and the Mississippi Partnership Local Workforce Investment Area will provide help with reemployment and retraining services for the workers laid off. Most were employees of North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
Those attending the session will receive information on employment services and re-training assistance such as conducting a job search, creating a resume, job placement assistance and the Home Saver Program. Representatives from the Tupelo WIN Job Center and Itawamba Community College will be present to give information on re-training and workforce education.
For more information about the meetings contact the Tupelo WIN Job Center at (662) 842-4371.