Two National Emergency Grants have been awarded to Region 1 Employment and Training of Upper Exploreland Regional Planning Commission in Postville. The funds will assist workers who were laid off in plant closures.
The grants of $521,910 and $335,853 will be given to Featherlite and Atwood Mobile, respectively. The grants will go toward additional income assistance and worker retraining courses. The funds are only available for firms that lay of 50-plus workers.
If you or anyone you know has been laid off, contact the Iowa employment lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at (515) 705-0233.