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Special Services and Assistance For Unemployed Individuals

Long-Term Unemployed
Assists individuals who have been unemployed for more than 26 weeks
Bose, Dell, EMC, Gannett Publishing, Staples, VMWare
Assists workers laid off from Bose, Dell, EMC, Gannett Publishing, Staples, and VMWare
Intel, Lonza, Avery Dennison, New England Primate Center, Organogenesis, Olympus Biotech
Assists workers laid off from Intel, Lonza, Avery Dennison, New England Primate Center, Organogenesis, and Olympus Biotech
Operation ABLE Senior Community Service Employment Program
Part-time placement in government agencies or non-profits. Customers are provided intensive job search assistance and training, with a goal of unsubsidized employment.
2nd Chance for Success Employment Program
Assists mid-career aged individuals (55 or older) with preference given to immigrants and/or minority candidates
If you think you might qualify for any of these services, please talk with ETR staff.

ETR Customers Returning to Work

Last week 39 ETR customers reported to us that they had found employment, at an average pay of $36.53 per hour ($73,068 per year). During the month of June, 192 ETR customers reported that they had found employment, at an average wage of $26.89 per hour ($55,931 per year). Between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016 (our last fiscal year), 2,389 ETR customers reported employment, at an average wage of $29.71 per hour ($61,797 per year).

NEW Massachusetts Business One-Stop

Are you doing business in Massachusetts or just getting started? Check out the NEW Massachusetts Business One-Stop for information, tools, and more - all intended to help business succeed in the Commonwealth. Check it out: Mass.gov/business.

Free Wi-Fi at ETR!

ETR has free Wi-Fi for customers in both our Framingham and Norwood career centers. Enjoy.

New Services for Jobseekers

ETR is considering some valuable new services to offer to job seekers. Please take a few minutes to let us know which services you might be interested in. YOUR OPINION COUNTS!
(Please note that there might be a small fee attached to these new services)
Click here for the SurveyMonkey link

Career Connections for Youth

A program for youth and young adults, ages 17 - 24.  Assistance with GED/HiSET preparation, job search, and education
Call 508.251.1120 for more information


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Connecting People With Jobs

Additional videos from the Massachusetts Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development

Legislative Breakfast at ETR Framingham

View all the videos from ETR's recent legislative breakfast, April 2016

2nd Chance for Success - JFS & ETR Collaboration

Helping New Americans Build a Life in the US

ETR Helps Veterans Face Challenges in Finding Employment

ETR Norwood Manager Nick Charbonneau
ETR Norwood Manager Nick Charbonneau. Daily News Staff Photo/ John Thornton MWDN
Read the complete article in the MetroWest Daily News (Sunday, August 2, 2015)

Additional ETR videos