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Identify Layoff Services and Options
Explore options and resources available to assist employers anticipating a business closure or mass layoff, as well as those trying to avoid a layoff situation. Many quality services are available at no charge from the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) and the local workforce development system.

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Online Guide to Services and Resources for Dislocated Workers
Find out about benefits that help workers who have become unemployed as a result of increased imports from, or shifts in production to, foreign countries.
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