Rapid Response Session Scheduled for Employees of Businesses Affected by Lisbon St. Fire in Lewiston Bookmark and Share

December 7, 2018

For Immediate Release: December 7, 2018

Media Contact: Laura Hudson, Department of Labor, 621-5009

LEWISTON -- Maine Department of Labor has scheduled a Rapid Response session for workers at the businesses affected in the Lisbon St. fire in Lewiston on December 5, 2018. Workers may be eligible to collect unemployment benefits and for other services.

"The department's Rapid Response program assists workers facing job loss due to downsizing or closures," said Governor Paul R. LePage. "The Rapid Response team is reaching out to help these workers."

The Rapid Response session will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 10, at the Lewiston CareerCenter, 5 Mollison Way, Lewiston. Affected workers may also contact the CareerCenter at (207) 753-9001 or 1-800-741-2991. TTY users call Maine Relay 711

The Rapid Response session will offer information about health insurance options and re-employment assistance, in addition to answering questions about unemployment benefits.

To find out more about the Rapid Response program, contact your local CareerCenter. The Bureau of Employment Services provides a variety of employment and training services for Maine workers, businesses and jobseekers through the Maine CareerCenter network, http://www.mainecareercenter.gov .

Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.