“Anyone who’s been affected by the layoffs from the supply chain or Spirit AeroSystems is eligible for Wichita Promise scholarships to upskill their training and their education, to reskill or continue toward their degree,” said Dr. Utash. The Wichita Promise Scholarship Program is designed to increase Wichita’s skilled workforce by helping pay for tuition and fees for students. It helps them find high wage, high demand jobs and gives them personal career coaching, training, and more.
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IAM Benefits During Layoff
Laid-off members can still qualify for IAM benefits with unemployment stamps. Unemployment stamps are issued for the purpose of aiding members to maintain their good standing.. Unemployment stamps shall not be issued to members who are on vacation or engaged in any business or profession outside of the trade. Unemployment stamps shall be issued to members pursuant to the provisions of SEC. 3 of this Art., at a minimum charge of $2.00 per month; $1.00 to be transmitted to the G.L., the remainder to be retained by the L.L. Conditions of Issue SEC. 3. Members who are unemployed for the major portion of any month (the major portion of any month shall depend on the major portion of the regular working days in any month), and who suffer a total or proportionate loss of earnings, due to separation from employment, layoff or furlough, or sickness or disability, are entitled to unemployment stamps for that month and are thereby excused from the payment of regular dues, upon complying with the following conditions: They shall register their names and addresses in the out-of-work book or communicate with the S.T., or business representative of the L.L. stating they are unemployed, or sick or disabled, any time within a two-month period. The matter of reporting is entirely the member’s responsibility.(IAM Constitution, Article G, Section 1-3 pg. 124)
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