Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) is available to workers who lose their jobs or whose hours of work and wages are reduced as a result of increased imports.
Benefits and eligibility criteria for TAA change frequently. Visit the U.S. Department of Labor Trade Act to learn about the criteria for this program.
Under the Trade Act of 1974, workers whose employment is adversely affected by increased imports may apply for TAA, which includes a variety of benefits and reemployment services to help unemployed workers prepare for and obtain suitable employment. Workers may be eligible for:
To qualify for Trade Readjustment Allowances workers must:
You must file a petition with the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance to establish group eligibility to apply for TAA. Petitions many be filled by a group of three or more workers, their union, or an authorized representative. You can obtain forms from your nearest netWORKri Office.
If you have exhausted your benefits, visit our additional resources web page.
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