Trade-Related Layoffs and Plant Closing
The federal government provides additional resources to workers whose jobs are lost due to foreign trade or shifts in production out of the United States. While not all job loss due to foreign competition meets the requirements of the Trade Act
, the Rapid Response team will work with your company to provide information on Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and the benefits you can receive if your company is certified as trade-affected.
Your company, the Rapid Response team, or workers themselves can file a trade petition with the U.S. Department of Labor. For more information on the Trade Act Program and its benefits
, contact your state's Rapid Response team
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