Training, Re-Training, and/or Job Placement Initiative Click HERE to learn more about this program.

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You are eligible if:


You were laid off from one of the companies listed under "Qualifying List of Employers" (on the right) and you're still:

* Looking for work; OR

* You're back to work but suffered a loss in wages.

If you are an employer seeking to partner with the City of Los Angeles Getting LA Back to Work Initiative, our WorkSource System can work with you to meet your hiring demands.

Qualifying List of Employers



Services include the following:



(basic skills, career, and vocational aptitude)


Customized training

(At no cost to customers)


Employment preparation 

(resume and interview skills)


Job/paid internship placement assistance


Vocational training


On-the-job training


Supportive services 

(bus tokens, work clothes, tools, etc.)

If you were laid off while employed by a designated employer and want to learn more

about Getting LA Back 2 Work, please call 3-1-1 or email


Facilitated by the City of Los Angeles Economic & Workforce Development Department (EWDD), under the leadership of the Workforce Investment Board (WIB), Getting LA Back 2 Work targets workers laid-off from companies designated by the United States Department of Labor (DOL).

This equal opportunity program is funded through grants from the U.S. Department of Labor and the State of California Governor's 25% Discretionary Fund, as administered by the South Bay Workforce Investment Board. Auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Website Hits since April 2013.