Career center to assist Gateway dislocated workers

Career center to assist Gateway dislocated workers Governor Mike Rounds has asked the Department of Labor to provide rapid response services to those workers facing dislocation as the result of the Gateway layoff.

The North Sioux City One-Stop Career Center and Southeast Job Link sponsored a series of meetings earlier this week for workers in the Greater Siouxland area facing layoff from Gateway. These meetings offered information on the availability of services including unemployment insurance, employment opportunities, labor market information, employment counseling, and retraining options.

The One-Stop Career Center and Southeast Job Link are working with local community leaders during this time of transition for the workers and the community. The South Dakota Department of Labor, One-Stop Career Center and Southeast Job Link, are committed to offering all available services.

The One-Stop Career Center and Southeast Job Link offer services in the Yankton, Vermillion and North Sioux City area. In addition to job referral and unemployment insurance services, a wide array of other activities may be available. Such services for individuals may include basic education or GED preparation, updating of computer skills, or formal training programs through technical institutes or universities. Interested individuals should contact the North Sioux City One-Stop Career Center at 605-232-6910 for more information.

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