Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers

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On June 5, 2017, the United States International Trade Commission (the Commission) received an amended and properly filed petition for import relief pursuant to Section 202 of the Trade Act of 1974 (the Act) (19 U.S.C. § 2252) to determine whether large residential washers (LRWs) are being imported into the United States in such increased quantities as to be a substantial cause of serious injury, or the threat thereof, to the domestic industry producing an article like or directly competitive with the imported articles. Download the PDF.
solar panels
On May 17, 2017, the United States International Trade Commission (the Commission) received an amended and properly filed petition for import relief pursuant to Section 202 of the Trade Act of 1974 (the Act) (19 U.S.C. § 2252) to determine whether Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic (CSPV) cells (Whether or Not Partially or Fully Assembled Into Other Products) are being imported into the United States in such increased quantities as to be a substantial cause of serious injury, or the threat thereof, to the domestic industry producing an article like or directly competitive with the imported articles. Download the PDF.
Fanggit Matias
After seven years of work with a company in Massachusetts, Fanggit Matias was laid off through no fault of her own. Searching for a way to support herself and her three children, Matias clung to the mantra, "The first thing you have to do is believe in yourself; then anything is possible." Read More of Fanggit's story.
Yodalsy Santoyo
Workers like Yodalsy Santoyo whose livelihoods are affected by global trade are the reason that the Department of Labor administers the TAA Program, which provides adversely affected workers with opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support they need to become reemployed. Read more of Yodalsy's story.

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Petitioners

You can find information here on how to file a petition, the petition process, and check the status of a petition. Go to the TAA Petitioners page.

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Officials

Company Officials can find information here about the TAA program, the petition process, and what type of information the Department requests. You can find information here on how to file a petition, the petition process, and check the status of a petition. Go to the TAA Officials page.

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Benefits

Information on TAA benefits and a comparison of the benefits under different versions of the TAA program can be found here. Go to the TAA Benefit page.

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Law

You can find information here on how the statute, regulations, and program directives that determine how the program operates. Go to the TAA Law page.

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Data

TAA program data can be found here including information on TAA petitions, TAA participants, and program reporting. Select this option to see program statistics. Go to the TAA Data page.

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About Us

Learn more about the TAA program and the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance (OTAA). This page includes our Annual Reports to Congress, our reports on Domestics Industries, and information on how OTAA is organized. Go to the TAA Data page.

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Contact Us

Get contact information for the national, regional, and state offices, locate your nearest American Jobs Center, and find other helpful links. Go to the Contact Us page.