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The Credential Question

By: Angela Lopez, Director, TAA Services, National Able Network

Posted On: Jul 06, 2020 4:19 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Summer Session: Petition Filing - How to Interview Employees

By: Virginia Navigator Trade Team This is the fifth blog in our Summer Session on Petition Filing.

Posted On: Jul 13, 2020 4:55 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Summer Session: How to Obtain Referrals from your Partners

Somebody knows something about everything. You don't always need to know the answer, just where to find it and who might be able to help you with it. Partner referrals are a necessary tool to serve workers under the TAA Program. The team from Virginia provides their insights on the subject. 

Posted On: Jul 20, 2020 9:17 AM
Posted By: Timothy Theberge

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Summer Session: Look for the Numbers - Part B

The 8th installment of our Summer Sessions blogs. This entry from the Commonwealth of Virginia takes a look at some of the data sources states can use to explore trade impacts by industry and specific products using the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and others. 

Posted On: Aug 10, 2020 8:19 AM
Posted By: Timothy Theberge

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Summer Session: Look Where They Brag - Part A

Finding information on layoffs and shifts in production is not as straightforward as one might hope. Companies often downplay layoffs in one area while highlighting job growth in another. This blog provides some real-life tips from the field on finding that information and using it to help identify impacted workers.

Posted On: Aug 04, 2020 9:33 AM
Posted By: Timothy Theberge

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Supporting State-Produced Digital Strategies (including videos, live streaming, and social media)

By Susan Worden, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance  

Posted On: Mar 30, 2020 1:13 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Leveraging Partnerships to Assist Workers

The success of the nation's workforce development system rests on the ability to form, maintain, and leverage a variety of partnerships under the shared vision of serving workers and employers. This blog entry from Washington State highlights one of those partnerships.  

Posted On: Aug 31, 2020 9:26 AM
Posted By: Timothy Theberge

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Summer Session: Petition Filing - A Certifying Officer's Perspective

By Hope Kinglock, Certifying Officer and Supervisor, USDOL/ETA Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance  

Posted On: Jun 22, 2020 2:02 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Summer Session: Petition Filing - Virginia’s State Perspective on Trade Petition Tips

By: Virginia Trade Navigator Team This is the second blog in our Summer Session on Petition Filing.

Posted On: Jun 22, 2020 2:04 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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TAA-WIOA Co-Enrollment Need Drives Policy Change

By Erin Cooper, Administrator of Workforce Services, Nebraska Department of Labor  

Posted On: Mar 02, 2020 3:40 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Summer Session: Petition Filing - Interviewing the Employer

By: Virginia Navigator Trade Team This is the fourth blog in our Summer Session on Petition Filing.

Posted On: Jun 29, 2020 4:20 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Summer Session: Petition Filing - How to turn an ITC determination into a Trade Petition Filing

By: Virginia Navigator Trade Team This is the third blog in our Summer Session on Petition Filing.

Posted On: Jun 22, 2020 2:06 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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TAA Administrative Collection of States (TAAACS) Process & Future Analysis

By Robert Hoekstra, Technical Expert, Program Analyst, Performance Management and Data Reporting Unit, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance

Posted On: May 04, 2020 11:39 AM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Healthcare Apprenticeships Offer Community College & Career Pathways

By the Community College System of New Hampshire

Posted On: Jan 06, 2020 1:00 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Oregon TAA Pilot Projects

By Laura Lausmann, Oregon TAA Liaison, Oregon Employment Department

Posted On: Jan 23, 2020 4:48 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Data Driven Program Design: A Brief History of TAA Data and Co-enrollment

The Department has advocated for co-enrollment between the TAA Program and Dislocated Worker program since the Economic Dislocation and Worker Adjustment Assistance Act amended Title III of the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) in 1989. The TAA Final Rule, effective September 21, 2020, now makes co-enrollment mandatory. 

Posted On: Sep 21, 2020 11:54 AM
Posted By: Timothy Theberge

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Trade Adjustment Assistance Digital Strategies Blog Series: Kansas

By Phyllis Gish, Kansas TAA Program Manager  

Posted On: Apr 17, 2020 12:36 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Obligating Training Funds

A little heavier than most of our blogs, this one will bring you through the ins and outs of obligating and de-obligating training funds under the TAA Program. There's also a discussion of accrued expenditures. Remember, they got to Capone through his bookkeeper...

Posted On: Aug 17, 2020 11:14 AM
Posted By: Timothy Theberge

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Summer Session: Collaboration - The Key to Success

Utah discusses the importance and impact of collaboration among the different programs and partners in the workforce investment system in serving trade-affected workers. 

Posted On: Sep 08, 2020 9:49 AM
Posted By: Timothy Theberge

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Getting Smart with Case Management Funds

By Joseph Criscuolo, TAA State Coordinator, Connecticut Department of Labor  

Posted On: Jan 06, 2020 12:51 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Trade Adjustment Assistance Digital Strategies Blog Series: Wisconsin

By Joan Kilian-Ikeler and Kirsten Cullen, TAA Program Coordinators  

Posted On: Apr 13, 2020 2:32 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Trade Adjustment Assistance Digital Strategies Blog Series: Oregon

By Laura Lausmann, Oregon TAA Liaison, Oregon Employment Department

Posted On: Apr 06, 2020 11:07 AM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Trade Readjustment Allowance: A Good News Story

By Sam Johnson, TRA Coordinator, State of Michigan  

Posted On: Oct 01, 2019 12:20 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Training Aversion in Adults

By Leo Miller, Regional Administrator, USDOL/ETA

Posted On: Sep 12, 2019 1:37 PM
Posted By: Timothy Theberge

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They Are All Dislocated Workers: A View from Tennessee

By Mike Needel, Director of Business Services, Tennessee Department Labor & Workforce Development  

Posted On: Nov 07, 2019 9:02 AM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Missouri's On-the-Job Training

By Myra Huhmann, TAA State Coordinator, Missouri Department of Economic Development

Posted On: Aug 05, 2019 10:04 AM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Indiana’s Social Media Outreach Strategies

By Mandy Mahurin, TAA State Coordinator, Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Posted On: Oct 08, 2019 12:22 PM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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When Ken and Barbie Went to Mexico…

By Tim Theberge, Lead Policy Analyst, USDOL/ETA Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance

Posted On: Jul 05, 2019 10:42 AM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Thinking Differently: Insights from Oregon

By Jane Palmer, TAA Program Manager, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

Posted On: Oct 21, 2019 11:35 AM
Posted By: Susan Manikowski

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Connecticut’s TAA/Title 1 Co-enrollment Steady Ascent to Success

In the second quarter of fiscal year 2015, Connecticut’s co-enrollment rate between Trade and WIOA was an embarrassing 2%. This is the short version of the story of how they have worked to improve the coordination between the TAA Program and WIOA and to raise the rate.  In the second quarter of fiscal year 2015, Connecticut’s co-enrollment rate between Trade and WIOA was an embarrassing 2%. 

Posted On: Sep 28, 2020 8:18 AM
Posted By: Timothy Theberge