For Employees Impacted by the Wood-Mode Closure
           
There are a variety of state services available to assist you during this transition period, including unemployment compensation and career services.

Your state lawmakers – Sen. John Gordner and Reps. Lynda Culver and Fred Keller – are working closely with the Wolf administration and Snyder County Commissioners to do everything we can to help impacted employees and their families. Our contact information is listed below; please don’t hesitate to contact us with questions.

Read our news release here.

The Department of Labor and Industry has dispatched its Rapid Response Team, which will be setting up local events very soon to help displaced workers with issues such as unemployment insurance, health and pension benefits, financial credit counseling, training programs, job search activities, education services, and social service programs.

To learn more, click here to read the Rapid Response Information Guide.

This page will be updated as more information becomes available, so check back periodically.



To file for Unemployment Compensation, click here. To aid in your search for new employment or job training, contact PA CareerLink of Northumberland, Snyder and Union counties:

225 Market St., Sunbury, PA 17801
Telephone: 570-988-7300
CareerLink Services online here.
 

Outside of organized job fairs, those looking for new employment are encouraged to visit this listing of employers that have shared openings in response to the Wood-Mode closure. Workers can contact these businesses, share how they heard about the opening and hopefully be provided with a job opportunity in the near future.

Those impacted by the closure who are seeking assistance with mental or emotional health in light of the closure should contact the Pennsylvania 2-1-1 Helpline. Simply by dialing 2-1-1, trained Helpline Specialists can assist you by answering your questions and connecting you to thousands of health and human services programs.

 
Are you Affected by the Wood-Mode Plant Closing? See Resources Below
One-on-one Career Assistance: What’s the next step?

Job Fair for former Wood-Mode Employees
June 11
10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Crossroads Church of the Nazarene, Milton

Job fair and lunch coordinated by the Crossroads Church of the Nazarene

Former Wood-Mode employees should visit their local PA CareerLink® to learn more about new training opportunities. Also, employers should contact the local PA CareerLink® to learn more about the on-the-job training program to help offset wages for eligible Wood-Mode employees they want to hire.



Office of State Rep. Lynda Culver
106 Arch St., Sunbury, PA 17801
Telephone: 570-286-5885
RepCulver.com           

Mifflinburg Government Center Office of PA's 85th Legislative District
343 Chestnut St., Suite 1, Mifflinburg, PA 17844
Telephone: 570-966-0052 or 570-837-0052
RepFredKeller.com 

Office of State Sen. John Gordner
Shamokin Dam Municipal Building
42 W. 8th Ave., Suite 3, Shamokin Dam, PA 17876
Telephone: 570-743-1918
SenatorGordner.com  

This page will be updated as more information becomes available, so check back periodically.

During an Appropriations Committee hearing on Feb. 13, Rep. Culver questioned Secretary of the Department of Aging Robert Torres about the PennCare waiting list.
Rep. Culver interviewed Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding at the 2019 Pennsylvania Farm Show on Jan. 9.
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