- Cooper Power Systems intends to lay off 52 employees this fall at
its North Street location in Waukesha.
to the notice sent to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce
Development, the 52 layoffs are expected to occur around Sept. 7.
workers who will be affected include: two clerks; two crib
attendants; 12 electricians- III; one lead clerk; one machinist;
three maintenance- assistants; 28 mechanics; and 3 team leaders.
letter to the DWD says the maintenance departments at Cooper Power
Systemsí three Waukesha locations, 1900 E. North St., 2300Badger
Drive and 1319 E. Lincoln Ave., will be outsourced.
parent company of Cooper Power Systems, intends to continue paying
the affected employees their wages for 60 days after they receive
notice, regardless of when their layoff occurs.
voicemail left for Julie Habbouche, director of human resources, was
not immediately returned Friday afternoon.
and its regional workforce partner, the Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington
Workforce Development Board, will provide Rapid Response services to
DWD Dislocated Worker Program provides transition assistance to
workers and companies affected by permanent worker layoffs. The
Programís local Rapid Response Teams help companies and worker
representatives develop and implement a practical transition plan
based on the size of the layoff event. Types of services include:
pre-layoff workshops on a variety of topics such as resume writing
and interviewing, job search strategies, and budgeting; provision of
information about programs and resources through written materials
and information sessions; and career and resource fairs.