Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training


RI Department of Labor and Training Announces the
Woonsocket netWORKri Center is Temporarily Closed

Contact:Kathy Partington (401) 462-8799
netWORKri Director
June 10, 2005

Woonsocket, RI - The Woonsocket netWORKri Center is temporarily closed for renovations. The office, located at 219 Pond Street, will reopen for business in approximately three weeks.

Customers are encouraged to utilize one of the other five netWORKri Centers across the state. The closest office geographically is the Pawtucket netWORKri Center located at 175 Main Street. There are also offices in Providence, Warren, Wakefield, and West Warwick. Directions to each center are available at www.netWORKri.org or call toll-free 1-888-616-JOBS. Offices are open for your convenience Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM.

There are six netWORKri Centers in Rhode Island and each offer a wide array of employment and training services, including job referral, employment and career counseling, peer support groups, aptitude testing, and information on the labor market.

Customers can access personal computers, the Internet, telephone, fax and copy machine at no charge to help in their job search. netWORKri is ready to assist any job seeker or employer, whether the goal is a first job, a better job, or a career change.

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The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training offers a wide array of employment and training services to both the general public and to individuals with unusual barriers to employment. DLT is ready to assist any job seeker, whether the goal is a first job, a better job, or a career change. Rhode Island's work force is protected through the enforcement of labor laws, prevailing wage rates, and work place health and safety standards. Temporary income support is available to unemployed, sick, or injured workers and a comprehensive rehabilitation program is available to those injured on the job.
DLT is dedicated to the growth and competitiveness of Rhode Island industry, administering a variety of training grants, tax credits, and apprenticeship programs to help employers. Economic indicators and labor market information are available for long-range planning. The Agency engages in active outreach, helping large and small employers retain their best workers or retrain their existing work force. At no cost to the employer, DLT will also screen job applicants, post job vacancies, and help businesses institute cost-sharing programs that can avert layoffs.For more information on the innovative programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders at the Department of Labor and Training, please call (401) 462-8000 or visit our web site at www.dlt.ri.gov

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Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
TDD (401) 462-8006