Business Transistion Services

The Rapid Response program helps Employers and Employees

who are in transition mode, whether they are expanding or downsizing.

The Massachusetts Department of Career Services

Rapid Response team

provides statewide, early intervention and

no-cost re-employment services for companies and their employees

affected by layoffs and closings. 

By working with Rapid Response, you can expect:

  • A quick  response to your transition planning needs
  • Information about alternatives that could possibly lessen the impact of a layoff
  • Information to even avoid the layoff altogether
  • Pre-layoff services designed to help workers shorten their transition time
  • Assistance in preparing affected workers to find new employment
  • Information about the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Act (WARN) and plant closing laws

No-cost early intervention!

Contact a Rapid Response Team member for additional information

Rapid Response Staff


Rapid Response Statewide Contact