The bad news is out and my sympathies extend to all the employees at NCT. There are plenty of new jobs out there, the freight has not fell off the face of the earth. If anyone is interested, the WARN ACT protects employees with benefits when your employer ceases operations without the mandatory 60 day written notification. the web site is: Employment Development Department You will see 2 columns, one for the state of CA. and the federal listing which pertains to the rest of the country. Look it over, it's very informative. It specifically spells out what you are entitled to. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors.