U.S. providing $2.9 million to help workers laid off from Wilmington air hub

Dayton Daily News

WILMINGTON — The federal government is providing $2.9 million to Ohio to provide re-employment services to workers who lost jobs when DHL closed its U.S. cargo delivery hub at Wilmington Air Park, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said Tuesday.

The funding from the U.S. Department of Labor, through the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, is to provide employment services to 729 workers affected by layoffs at the airport near Wilmington, Brown said. It is the third round of such federal funding, that included $3.8 million in November 2008 and $4.4 million in November 2009.

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