MDES to offer laid-off NMMC workers help

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TUPELO – North Mississippi Health Services in November announced system-wide layoffs of 109 people, and the Mississippi Department of Employment Security is offering them some help if needed.

The state agency is having a Rapid Response meeting team on Jan. 28 at 10 a.m. at the conference center at Itawamba Community College’s Belden campus.

Representatives will help with re-employment and retraining services for the workers laid off.

Those attending the session will receive information on employment services and retraining assistance such as conducting a job search, creating a resume, job placement assistance and the Home Saver Program. Representatives from the Tupelo WIN Job Center and Itawamba Community College will give information on retraining and workforce education.

For more information about the meetings, contact the Tupelo WIN Job Center at (662) 842-4371.