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WorkOne Centers Open by Appointment

All WorkOne Northeast career centers are open by appointment. Call the center near you to make arrangements. Safety protocols, including wearing masks, are required inside the centers; a full list of protocols can be found here. (The Whitley County WorkOne Northeast career center will be closed Friday (April 16) to address an internet service disruption.)
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Northeast Indiana Works Adds Page for RESEA Participants

Northeast Indiana Works has launched an informational website page for the Reemployment Services and Eligibility Assessment (RESEA) program. The development of the page was done in conjunction with input from Catherine Lawell, director of re-employment pathways at the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD), and Shelley McClintock, program director of DWD’s re-employment services and Older Workers Programs. Under the RESEA program, people who have filed for unemployment benefits for...

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WorkOne Success Stories: Opening Doors to Hope

In late October, Brenda Barton took an Amtrak from Colorado to northeast Indiana, where she had relatives and where she wanted to get a new start after spending 12 years in prison for a felony sex-related conviction. She had made the most of her life in prison, availing herself of numerous mental health and drug rehabilitation programs, and getting her GED, short-term certifications, and a scattering of college credits. She also began healing from a lifetime of being sexually abused, beginning...

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Beck Named Regional Chief Elected Official for Board

Allen County Commissioner Rich Beck has been named regional chief elected official for the Northeast Indiana Works board. Beck replaces former Adams County Commissioner Doug Bauman. The regional chief elected official position for workforce development boards is required by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. The person holding the position has a variety of responsibilities, including serving as a point of contact for other regional elected officials, the governor, the Indiana...

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WorkOne Northeast Centers Now Open by Appointment

All 11 WorkOne Northeast career centers have reopened by appointment only. People can make appointments by calling the centers. The locations and phone numbers for the centers can be found at www.neinworks.org/workone-locations Safety precautions must be followed in the centers, including wearing masks and social distancing.

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Workers at 4 Region Plants Eligible for TAA Benefits

Workers at four northeast Indiana companies who have lost their jobs or are scheduled to lose their jobs are eligible for benefits and services through the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. The four companies are Metaldyne/AAM in Fremont, Vibracoustic in Ligonier, American Woodmark Corp. in Gas City and Eaton Corp. in Auburn. TAA is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor through the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD). TAA assists workers who have lost their jobs...

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Local Workforce Plan Drafted; Focuses on Credentials, Skills

Northeast Indiana Works has drafted a local workforce development plan for Program Years 2020-2024. The plan can be accessed at Northeast Indiana Works' website under Other Documents. The document represents a strategic plan designed to coincide with a statewide plan developed by the Governor’s Workforce Cabinet. Such plans are required every four years. The local plan, which drives workforce development system activities in 11 northeast Indiana counties, includes supporting the goal of...

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CEO Sampson Stepping Down from Regional Partnership

Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership President and CEO John Sampson has decided to step down from the organization, effective March 31, 2021. Sampson has served as the president and CEO of the Regional Partnership since its founding in 2006.

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