N.H. awarded federal re-employment funds

p>New Hampshire has been awarded nearly $1 million to further fund the state’s efforts in helping unemployed workers find training and jobs.The $988,402 grant was awarded to the state by the U.S. Department of Labor as part of a larger $65.5 million grant awarded to 40 states.The grants were awarded to allow the states to continue their re-employment initiatives and eligibility assessments for unemployment insurance. Specifically, the funds will be used to conduct in-person assessments in One-Stop Career Centers. The assessments include the development of a re-employment plan for claimants, the provision of labor market information that is appropriate to the claimants’ locations and employment prospects, a complete review of claimants’ eligibility for unemployment insurance and a referral to re-employment services or further training. – JEFF FEINGOLD/NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS REVIEW

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