News Release at: http://www.dol.gov/opa/media/press/eta/ETA200...
ETA News Release:[03/31/2009]
U.S. Department of Labor announces grant exceeding $8 million to assist workers in Ohio affected by recent automobile industry layoffs
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Labor today announced an $8,342,254 grant to assist approximately 2,428 workers affected by layoffs at the General Motors Corp. truck assembly plant in Moraine, the Chrysler north assembly plant in Toledo, the GM Lordstown plant in Warren and 12 other supplier companies located in Ohio.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services will receive the grant, which will provide affected workers with access to dislocated worker services. Under this grant, workers who also have been certified as eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) will be provided services not available through the TAA program, including assessment, counseling, case-management, job search, job placement and follow-up services.
For more information, visit http://www.doleta.gov/NEG/