A wide range of employment-related services to help employers locate, recruit and hire qualified candidates.
- The Rapid Response program helps businesses who are in transition mode, whether they are expanding or downsizing.
The Trade Act of 1974 established the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program (TAA) which provides re-employment benefits and services. Also monetary benefits known as Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) to workers whose jobs have been adversely affected by foreign competition.
- For more information on how to access these resources in your community, please visit the YouthWorks program site at Commonwealth Corporation's website.
- WorkSharing is your alternative to layoffs. WorkSharing Program allows workers in an entire company, a company department, or even a small unit within the company to share reduced work hours while also collecting unemployment insurance benefits to supplement their reduced wages.
- Through registered apprenticeship, employers can build a dynamic, self-empowered workforce that will lead their business into the future.
Through QUEST(Quality Unemployment System Transformation), both the Revenue and Benefits systems will be completely re-engineered, providing employers and claimants with a fast, interactive web-enabled way to transact business with DUA. Funded by State Bond money through the Patrick Administration, this initiative will produce benefits for both DUA customers and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.