Using data to support rapid response

Published on Sep 12, 2007

Updated on Nov 3, 2022

Written by Emsi Burning Glass

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“Rapid response” refers to action by regional, state, or federal agencies to provide comprehensive re-employment services to workers who are about to be laid off by large employer cutbacks or closings. By identifying local employment and/or economic development opportunities, relevant agencies can reduce the impact of the job losses on the workers and the community as a whole.

Read the full document (PDF): Using Data to Support Rapid Response