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USDOL Funds Will Assist Employers Impacted by Flooding Grants Will Fund Temporary Infrastructure Repair Jobs

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) is now accepting grant applications from local workforce development areas needing to repair damage to public infrastructure resulting from the spring flooding. NDOL has received $2 million in Disaster Recovery Employment Program (DREP) funding from the US Department of Labor, which will be awarded through local workforce development areas to employers to create temporary jobs and receive 100 percent wage reimbursement for those jobs. Individuals who lost employment due to the flooding or who have experienced long-term unemployment (greate...


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