• The Massachusetts Department of Career Services Rapid Response team provides statewide, early intervention, and no-cost re-employment services for companies and their employees affected by layoffs and closings.  By working with Rapid Response, you can expect:

    • A quick  response to your transition planning needs
    • Information about alternatives that could possibly lessen the impact of a layoff
    • Information to even avoid the layoff altogether
    • Pre-layoff services designed to help workers shorten their transition time
    • Assistance in preparing affected workers to find new employment
    • Information about the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act (WARN) and plant closing laws