According to the Department of Labor, NEGs are awards that "temporarily expand service capacity at the State and local levels through time-limited funding assistance in response to significant dislocation events."
Services provided will include the following, according to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development:
Workers are considered eligible for these services if they were dislocated from one of the following companies:
"Local residents affected by the layoffs we've seen all too often in recent months will not want to miss the opportunity to receive these services," said Rep. Culver. "The goal is to get qualified Hoosiers back into good jobs, and provide some financial assistance in the meantime."
Individuals who would like to begin taking advantage of these services should contact the Elkhart WorkOne Center at (574) 295-0105 between 8:00am and 4:30pm on business days. Questions may also be directed to Kathleen Randolph, the Regional Operator, at 260-459-1400, ext 4502.
Constituents may reach Rep. Culver's Statehouse office directly at 317-234-3825 or toll-free at 1-800-382-9841.