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MOSES LAKE - With Mitsubishi Heavy Industries ceasing flight test operations of its SpaceJet project in Moses Lake, SkillSource and its partners in Moses Lake is holding a rapid response event on Monday and Tuesday of next week for affected employees.

Two online sessions are available next week: from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday and 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesday. 

Signup for Monday’s session: https://skillsource.zoom.us/…/reg…/WN_bW3Yua2MRD2YvhJlqKVppQ 

Signup for Tuesday’s session: https://skillsource.zoom.us/…/reg…/WN_K26Yi-wxTUGqbVBH69w3UQ

The webinars will provide information about WorkSource programs and services available to laid-off employees, including unemployment insurance benefits, worker retraining options, health care continuation, skills assessment and career planning services and job search support.

For more information, call 509-766-6315 or send an email to emilya@skillsource.org.

Mitsubishi has not disclosed the number of employees affected, but hundreds of jobs in the state are expected to be cut as the company slashes its SpaceJet budget. A “small crew” of employees will be retained in Moses Lake to store and maintain the four flight test aircraft at the Grant County International Airport.

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