About

About

The online Trade Adjustment Assistance Community brings together those working with participants in the Trade Program, including state coordinators, case managers, and reporting staff.  It fosters collaboration among members to help you learn about and share best practices.  It also provides the opportunity to get answers.  Use this platform to support each other in identifying and leveraging resources to maximize the effectiveness of the TAA Program in your area.

 

How do I get started?  Our Home page will include featured content.  The Events section will list our upcoming webinars.  Review the Community Resources for materials posted both by the National Office and other states for best practices and other helpful materials.  Blog posts and Discussion Topics are also available.

 

How to join?  Also, to join this community, register for a free WorkforceGPS account and check the box to receive regular updates from the TAA Program.

 

Need help?  If you have questions about how to use this site, visit our Help page for instructions. 

 

Information on the TAA Program Benefits and Services: 

Any member of a worker group certified by the Department may be eligible to receive the following TAA Program benefits and services at a local American Job Center.  Due to program changes, there are multiple versions of the TAA Program. Individual benefits and services vary depending on the petition number.  Review all the benefits and services on the US DOL TAA website here as well as in the program brochure. 

Benefits for the 2015 Amendments are below.  Additional information is on the TAA website here.

  • Employment and Case Management Services
  • Training
  • Job Search Allowances
  • Relocation Allowances
  • Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA)
  • Reemployment Trade Adjustment Assistance (RTAA) – for eligible workers age 50 and older
  • Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) – (available 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2019)