Approximately 6,000 civilian workers on the Rock Island Arsenal are under furlough. Over the next three months, employees will see a 20% decrease in their pay – and families in which both spouses are employed on the Island will be doubly impacted.
How can you help?
Consider hiring a furloughed worker for part-time, temporary business needs. This workforce has a diverse skill set – giving businesses the unique opportunity to access this highly skilled group of employees on a limited basis.
We, as a community, have a great opportunity to step up and help our neighbors in this time of need and show the nation that the Quad Cities is a military community.
If you are a furloughed worker seeking temporary work, please click here to view current openings!