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(Feb 7, 2014)
Department of Labor Awards Grant to Milwaukee Workers Affected by Layoffs

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a $1,510,320 grant to assist approximately 310 workers affected by layoffs at nine companies in the Milwaukee area.

The layoffs began in May 2013 and will continue through April 2014. The workers receiving re-employment services funded by this National Emergency Grant award were employed by one of the following companies: C&D Technologies Inc.; Caterpillar Global Mining LLC; Deaconess Home Health Inc.; FIS; Joy Global Inc.; Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation; Kohl's Department Stores Inc.; Rock-Tenn Co.; and the Social Development Commission.

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