Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers

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This report provides background on the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers (TAA) program, which provides federal assistance to workers who have been adversely affected by foreign trade. The report discusses TAA eligibility and benefits as set by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011; describes how the program is funded and administered; and presents data on recent application activity and benefit usage.

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23 pages.

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Collins, Benjamin March 5, 2014.

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This report provides background on the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers (TAA) program, which provides federal assistance to workers who have been adversely affected by foreign trade. The report discusses TAA eligibility and benefits as set by the Trade Adjustment
Assistance Extension Act of 2011; describes how the program is funded and administered; and presents data on recent application activity and benefit usage.

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23 pages.

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  • March 5, 2014

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  • Aug. 27, 2014, 12:47 p.m.

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Collins, Benjamin. Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers, report, March 5, 2014; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc332949/: accessed June 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.