What is a dislocated worker? Find our definition below
A dislocated or displaced worker is somebody who has been laid off due to circumstances beyond their control. An individual is considered dislocated when they meet one of the following criteria.
Has been laid off, or received notice they are to be laid off and is unlikely to return to that occupation.
Has been laid off as a direct result of a business closing.
Was self-employed but now without work due to a natural disaster, or unforeseen economic events.
Is a displaced homemaker who is no longer supported by their spouse, who is unemployed and cannot find employment.