Friday, March 14, 2003

This report from Kingsport and this report from Bristol describe the lay-offs of the Aerus-Electrolux employees in Bristol. Earlier in the week, Congressman Boucher declared he would seek federal aid for the laid-off employees of the Bush furniture plant in St. Paul, as reported here.

The U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration produced this factsheet on the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification ("WARN") Act.

This month's Virginia Business describes the efforts to transform the Southwest Virginia economy from with telecommunications, in this article.

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