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  • Layoff Information

    IAM 751 Resources for Members Facing Layoff


    Our union wants to be sure that any members who face involuntary layoff have the best resources and information available to help them transition to life after Boeing. Download our comprehensive  Facing Layoff brochures with electronic links.

    NEW April 11, 2021 Sign up to attend an IAM Live Rapid Response Webinar April 28th that includes representatives from WorkSource and Unemployment Insurance to answer your questions. You can participate in this live webinar during work hours, as Boeing provides you 5 hours to learn about available resources and participate in these activities; however, the 5 hours can’t be taken all at once.  Click on time for link to register

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.After layoff, you MUST file for your Category A recall rights through Worklife. This can be difficult to navigate so we are providing a step-by-step pdf to assist you. File ONLY for the jobs and locations you are willing to accept. Be aware that after recall, it will be a minimum of one year before you are allowed to transfer locations. Click here for the pdf.

    NOTE: Washington State job search is optional at this time. As long as job search requirements are suspended, you may answer "no" to the job search question on your weekly unemployment claim and you do not need to request standby. 


    NEW April 14, 2021 Potential Job Opportunities at Blue Original for Laid-off Members: Blue Origin, the Kent-based rocket maker, is looking to hire more than 80 skilled technicians and machinists in Washington State. Our Union wanted to pass along this information to members who have been laid-off in case you are interested in applying and missed the announcement in local media.

    Blue Origin is hiring in a variety of jobs including mechanics, technicians, CNC machinists, assemblers, expediters, tooling coordinators, machinists and more. Interested workers should apply online by visiting: https://blueorigin.com/careers. Once on the website, check the Kent location for area jobs. Blue Origin recruiting team will review each application and then extend all qualified candidates an invitation to one of their job fair hiring events that will be at their Kent headquarters on April 17th and April 24th.

    Keep in mind that IAM-Boeing Joint Programs Career Advisors can help you develop a resume for this or other positions you may be applying for. You can schedule an appointment with an advisor by calling 1-800-235-3453.


    The U.S. Department of Labor approved our Trade Adjustment Assistance petition. Click here to learn more. or click here for the 6-page TAA Information Booklet

    In addition, below are links to various PowerPoints and information presented at the webinars, as well as pre-recorded webinar from ESD
    UI and Severance Advice

    IAM_Rapid_Response_Webinar_PowerPointrev073120
    Boeing Prerecorded Webinar PowerPoint
    WorkSourceWA Job Seekers
    Health Insurance Info
    Apply for UI
    FAQs from ESD for Boeing Employees


    How to File a UI Claim (for those who have not filed an unemployment claim before) - prerecorded, 45 minutes

    Click here for information on Lost Wages Assistance Program from Employment Security.

    Below are links to many resources you may want to utilize. Please take the time to look at this important information.

    Learn about TAA Benefits and How to Apply

    Tips for IAM Members Facing Layoff

    Free Online College for IAM Members and Family Members after Layoff
    Joint Programs Roadmap For Laid-off Joint Programs Career, College and Community Resources Job Search Websites and Information





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