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2009 Highlights Archive: February 26, 2009

Assistance Available After Job Loss

The Department of Labor takes seriously its responsibility to help America's workers cope with the current economic challenges. The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) offers employment-related assistance to workers impacted by layoffs to improve their re-employment prospects and prepare for job transitions. The Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) provides information on health and retirement benefit rights to help American workers make decisions regarding their health coverage in case of job loss.