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.
- 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.