Department of Labor To Offer Help To Laid Off Prison Staff

MACHIASPORT, Maine (WABI) Maine Department of Labor (MDOL) will be on-site Monday, February 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Downeast Correctional Facility in Machiasport.

They will be there to offer assistance those who were laid off when the Governor shut down the prison on Friday.

Workers who have lost their job may be eligible to collect unemployment benefits and for other services.

The department will be available to answer questions about health insurance options, re-employment assistance, and how and when to file for unemployment benefits.