Rapid Response Training: Effective Rapid Response Strategies

This training will outline how to effectively respond to Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN) notices and layoffs.

Issues that will be addressed specifically include proactive vs. reactive responses, what early responses look like, and which partners can be brought in to assist.

Services for Employers and Dislocated Workers will also be discussed.

  • Rapid Response communication/processes/activities
  • UIA updates/helpful information for Michigan Works!
  • Joint Adjustment Committees (JACs)
  • Business Services Professionals
  • Rapid Response Staff

May 11, 2020 (webinar)
2:00 - 3:30PM (EST)


Member and Non-member: $15


  • Jimelle Blakley, Departmental Specialist, Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity at State of Michigan - Workforce Development
Need Help?

Association staff is ready to address any and all questions regarding this training event.

Contact programs@michiganworks.org or (517) 371-1100. Association staff is available Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (excluding holidays) and typically responds to inquiries within two (2) business days.

Upon registration, complete training event details will follow via email.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be submitted in writing up to three (3) business days prior to the training to receive a full refund. Cancellations received less than three (3) business days prior to the training will be invoiced, and payments will not be refunded. No shows will be billed. Substitutions are welcomed.

As one of the most powerful tools in Michigan’s toolkit to address in-demand skill growth and employer talent needs, the Talent Fund has reached nearly 3,000 employers statewide. MWA staff play a vital role in implementing this tool to assist employers in delivering demand-driven training. This webinar is both an introduction and a refresher to the Talent Fund, designed to reach new MWA Business Services staff, staff who would like a refresher and contractor staff assigned to business services.