State and Local Workforce Activities
Oregon (May 24, 2013)
Department of Labor Grant to Assist Oregon Workers Affected by Closure of Boise White Paper
The Department of Labor has announced a $175,318 National Emergency Grant to assist about 70 of the 110 workers affected by the closure of Boise White Paper LLC in St. Helens, Oregon.
Awarded to the Oregon Department of Community College and Workforce Development, the grant will provide eligible workers with access to training and a broad range of support services, in conjunction with other services they may receive as a result of their eligibility for Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits.