What is Rapid Response?

Rapid Response is a free, federally-funded service designed to help employers minimize or prevent layoffs and assist workers facing job loss. It offers connections to unemployment benefits, healthcare coverage, training, career counseling, and more. Created under the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, these services are free for both employers and employees.

Support for Workers Facing Layoffs:

  • Temporary Layoff Flyers (due to seasonal, planned shutdown, or other reasons, and plan to return to the same employer):

Helpful Resources: