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Help for Laid-Off Workers of Leading Edge Aviation Services

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July 25, 2013

Greenville--- The Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) and the Mississippi Delta Local Workforce Investment Area will hold a Rapid Response meeting to provide assistance with reemployment and re-training services for the workers laid off by Leading Edge Aviation Services.

The Rapid Response meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at the Greenville WIN Job Center, Delta Plaza Shopping Center, 800 Martin Luther King Blvd., in Greenville.  Those attending the sessions 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 Greenville WIN Job Center and Mississippi Delta Community College will be present to hand out information and answer questions concerning re-training and workforce education.

“The MDES staff and our workforce partners are especially capable of responding to the needs of those workers who lost their jobs as a result of the recent layoff,” said Mark Henry, executive director of MDES. “This is a collaborative effort that involves many workforce professionals at the state and local level. We look forward to meeting with the workers and providing them the assistance they need to return to work quickly.”

For more information contact the Greenville WIN Job Center at 662-332-8101.