MINNESOTA JOB PARTNERS
Dislocated Worker Program
Unemployed? If you’re permanently laid off, we can help you find your next job.
We offer career counseling, job training, resume development, placement services, and financial support. All free through the government-funded Dislocated Worker Program.
Sign up today at 612-676-3710.
Who we are
Minnesota Job Partners is affiliated with the Teamsters. With union roots, we help our clients get good jobs with higher pay. We believe all people deserve a living wage, health insurance, time to care for their loved ones, and the ability to grow old with dignity.
We take a holistic approach to each client’s wellbeing by helping them first take care of their health insurance and finances. We are trained to provide Trauma Informed Care for clients impacted by recent racial violence and the pandemic.
We recognize that Minnesota suffers from some of the worst racial disparities in the nation when it comes to wealth, health, and education. We are focused on improving outcomes for populations facing barriers to employment; specifically, women, people of color, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, and people with disabilities. We are also focused on empowering our clients to get the training they need for a higher-paid, higher-skilled, in-demand job.
With COVID-19, our service model is evolving to provide more equitable access to online learning. Many job seekers lack the digital literacy skills and technology required for virtual job training. We are partnering with adult education to provide that bridge. We are also trying to provide access to home computers and Internet service.
You may be eligible if you:
have been laid off through no fault of your own,
are eligible for unemployment insurance,
were fired, but are eligible for unemployment insurance,
lost your job during a mass layoff event (50 or more people in one layoff event),
worked for an employer not covered by unemployment compensation law,
were self-employed and can provide documentation of business failure,
are a displaced homemaker,
are a military reservist returning from active duty within the last three years.
In addition to the above criteria...
If you’re permanently laid off and want training to get a higher-paid, higher-skilled job – we’re a good fit for you.
If you’re temporarily furloughed due to COVID-19 and plan to return to your job – we’re not a fit for you.
If you are interested in our program, please call (612) 676-3710. One of our enrollment specialists will conduct a brief phone screening with you to determine your eligibility.