Worker Benefits Meeting for Former Employees of Ferrara Candy Company

For Immediate Release
Date: December 7, 2017
Contact: Nina Gotta, Trade Act Coordinator

Creston, IOWA – The U.S. Department of Labor has certified former employees of Ferrara Candy Company in Creston, for reemployment services under the Trade Act of 2015. This certification covers workers who are laid off due to lack of work on or after October 19, 2016 through November 24, 2019.

Multiple informational meetings have been scheduled to assist former employees of the reemployment services available after eligibility has been determined.

Worker Information Meeting Details:
When: Wednesday, Dec. 13
Where: Ferrara Candy Company, 500 Industrial Parkway, Creston, IA  50801
Time: 7 – 9 am, 10 am – Noon, 3 – 5 pm, 11 pm – 1 am

Reemployment services may include classroom training, on-the-job training, job relocation, wage subsidy for workers 50 years of age or older. These services may be available to eligible individuals, as is appropriate, by working with IowaWORKS representatives on the development of reemployment plans. Local IowaWORKS representatives will also be in attendance at this meeting.

 For additional questions or information, contact Nina Gotta at 515-281-9007.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities.