Workshop to announce benefits for displaced workers

PALMDALE – If you are currently unemployed due to a layoff from Lockheed Martin in Palmdale, or one of several other Southern California companies, then you may be eligible for on-the-job training; paid work experience and internships; customized training; and supportive services to assist with financial barriers preventing you from re-joining the workforce.

The South Valley WorkSource Center (SVWSC) will host a displaced worker orientation from 2 to 4 p.m., Thursday, October 6th, at its office at 38510 Sierra Highway in Palmdale.

The orientation is open to individuals who were laid off from the following companies:

  • Acadian Mgmt. Svcs.
  • Albertsons Market (Pomona)
  • Asuza Unified School Dist.
  • Child Resource Ctr. (Chatsworth)
  • City Of Maywood
  • Claim Jumper (City of Industry)
  • Compton Unified School District
  • Criteron Catering
  • Ctr. for Community & Family Svcs
  • Dunn Edwards Corp.
  • EDO Test & Support Systems
  • El Rancho Unified School Dist.
  • Fox Audience Network
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • HSBC Processing Svcs.
  • LA County Superior Court
  • LA Unified School Dist (Pico Rivera)
  • Lanterman Dev. Ctr.
  • LKQ
  • Lockheed Martin (Palmdale)
  • Lynwood Unified School Dist.
  • Mattel Inc. (City of Industry)
  • Myspace (Beverly Hills)
  • Pactive Corp.
  • Pyramid Services
  • Roger’s Poultry
  • Solar Integrated Technologies
  • Unilever (City of Industry)
  • US Bank (La Mirada)
  • US Census (Lynwood)

To register for the displaced worker orientation, call 661-265-7421.  Participants must arrive promptly at 2 p.m. on Thursday and bring a copy of their layoff letter and any other supporting documentation.

SVWSC has recently received a National Emergency Grant to provide the following benefits for a limited time and free of cost to displaced workers of the above-mentioned companies: On-the-job training; paid work experience and internships; customized training; and supportive services which assist with financial barriers that may be preventing workers from re-joining the workforce.

If you have recently been laid off from a company not listed above and are unemployed, you may still be eligible for free benefits available through the South Valley Work Source Center. Call 661-265-7421 for more information.