Optics manufactures polycarbonate lenses for prescription and non-prescription
applications. Gentex will be closing in late September and the entire workforce
will be laid off at that time.
Department of Labor and Industry’s Rapid Response Unit is working with the
soon-to-be dislocated workers to place them in new jobs. Rapid Response
Regional Representative Ron Vogel is working with them and heard about the
great job that NEPA SHRM members and other HR professionals have been doing at
the Employment Expo reviewing resumes. He inquired whether we would do the same
for the Gentex employees.
pertinent information is below.
Specific Dates & Times: Thursday July
24th from 2 to 4:30 pm and Friday July 25th from 10 am to
Street Location: 324 North Main Street Carbondale,
PA 18407 (Google Maps Link: http://goo.gl/maps/nKAi8) Parking is available in
the parking lot across the street. Gentex Optics is physically connected to the
Gentex Corporation facility, but has their own signage and entrance.
let me know if you can volunteer an hour or two to assist in this worthy cause.
In the past, we have been able to get HRCI credits for similar service.
M. Jensen, SPHR®
E Union Street
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