Outplacement Services

We offer pro-active, business-focused, flexible strategies designed to respond to layoffs and plant closures, by quickly coordinating services and providing immediate aid to companies and their affected workers.

Our Team works with employers and employee representatives to quickly maximize resources to minimize disruptions associated with job loss.

Customized services may be provided at a company site, accommodating any work schedule, and assisting companies and workers through the job loss transition. On-site services may include:
  • Management training on conducting a layoff
  • Career Transition Center
  • Orientation to affected employees including re-employment services, how to register for Arizona Unemployment Insurance benefits
  • Coordination of services under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program for jobs lost due to foreign trade
Patricia Gastélum
Rapid Response Coordinator
(520) 724-6738

Alternatives to a Layoff

Services are available to businesses that are at risk of laying off employees. The following programs may assist to reduce or completely avoid a layoff or company closure.

Shared Work Program provides partial unemployment benefits to workers of companies affected by business downturns.

Incumbent Worker Training

Training may be available to support diversification strategies; enhance industry-specific skills that are in high demand due to changes in the economic climate; and/or increase employee productivity through more efficient and cost-effective methods of production.

Technical Assistance may be provided to assist businesses at risk of downsizing or closure to develop and implement strategies to avoid or reduce layoffs.

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Kino Service Center
Serves Dislocated Workers (persons who have been laid off)

2797 E. Ajo Way
Tucson, AZ 85713

Phone: (520) 724-7700
Fax: (520) 724-2799
TTY: (520) 724-6778

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Phone: (520) 724-7650
Fax: (520) 724-1266

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Serves Youth/Young Adults
Sentinel Building, 2nd Floor
320 N. Commerce Park Loop
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Phone: (520) 724-9649
Fax: (520) 622-1633

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