1 Overview

  • What is Trade Adjustment Assistance or “TAA”?

  • What are some of the benefits and services are available under the Trade Adjustment Assistance program?

  • What is a trade-affected worker?

  • What is a trade petition?

  • Who may file a petition?

  • What is the trade impact date?

  • What is the eligibility period?

  • Is the certification date and the trade impact date the same?

  • Is COVID-19 impact a basis for TAA certification?

  • Where can I find more information on TAA petitions?

  • Who determines group eligibility for the Trade Adjustment Assistance program?

  • What are the group eligibility criteria defined by USDOL OTAA?

  • What document identifies the worker group eligible to apply for the Trade Adjustment Assistance program?

  • Who determines individual eligibility for the Trade Adjustment Assistance program?

  • What are the requirements for trade-affected workers to participate in approved training?

  • What are the two TAA training benchmarks?

  • A trade-affected worker is requesting training after the certification expiration date. Is he or she still eligible?

  • What are the criteria to obtain a waiver from training?

  • The waiver from training must be revoked under any one of the following circumstances:

  • What are the criteria for Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA) eligibility?

  • What are the three (3) types of TRA:

  • If a participant is receiving Unemployment Insurance benefits, may he or she elect Trade Readjustment Assistance (TRA) benefits too?

  • If a participant is not in training and does not have a waiver for training, is he or she eligible for Trade Readjustment Assistance (TRA) benefits?

  • What is the difference between Basic TRA and Additional TRA or Completion TRA?

  • What are the criteria for TAA Job Search Allowance?

  • What are the established statewide commuting distances?

  • What are the criteria for TAA Relocation Allowance?

  • What agency is the contact for Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) needs, claims, questions, etc.?

  • How do I determine if a trade-affected worker is HCTC eligible?

  • What is Reemployment Trade Adjustment Assistance (RTAA)?

  • How are RTAA benefits calculated?

  • What is the maximum time limit or financial limit for RTAA?

2 Eligibility

3 Petitions

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