Rapid Response to your layoff or closure. We are here to help transition your employees during a lay off or plant closure. We serve both workers and employers. Tennessee's Rapid Response Team assists dislocated workers who lose their jobs through no fault of their own. Workers who lose their jobs because of permanent business closures or mass layoffs, adverse economic or trade conditions, or as a result of natural or man-made disasters can be assisted. The Rapid Response team helps employees during layoffs by providing information about retraining, job opportunities, unemployment insurance benefits as well as local, state, and federal services. Orientation for your employees include: Presentations to employees on available services Reemployment prospects Information on unemployment insurance benefits, Tennessee American Job Center services, employment and training activities, and labor market information Trade Adjustment Assistance program Adult education, skills upgrading, high school equivalency preparation and testing.