RI Department of Labor and Training

PRESS RELEASE
 

U.S. Senator Jack Reed to Headline DLT Employer Event

Information about WorkShare, Fraud-Prevention Measures, and B2B Services on Tap Monday
at Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick

March 11, 2016

CRANSTON, RI — The RI Department of Labor and Training will offer information about WorkShare, a job-retention program run by its Unemployment Insurance division; Temporary Caregiver Insurance, the state’s paid-leave program; and a host of B2B services that are available to employers.

The event is Monday, March 14, from 8 AM to 10 AM in the Plaza Ballroom at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 801 Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, and is free of charge.

U.S. Senator Jack Reed, one of WorkShare’s architects in Congress, will talk about the program and the key role it played in saving thousands of jobs during the recession.

Employers may register online at www.dlt.ri.gov/workshops or by calling 1-888-616-5627.

 

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ABOUT DLT: The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Island’s workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information, please call DLT at (401) 462-8000 or visit our website at www.dlt.ri.gov.

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