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Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA)

Participant Handbooks

The participant handbook contains important information and instructions to help you know and protect your rights available under the Federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program. The handbook is based on the law when your petition was certified.

What Law Are You Covered Under?

The Federal Trade Act of 1974 was amended in 2002, 2009, 2011 and 2014 (see Statutes & Regulations). The mix of services and benefits will be different based on when petitions were filed.

Petition Number

If you don’t know your petition number, you may identify it by conducting a search on the US DOL website using your company name. The petition number corresponds with the law governing the TAA program at the time the TA-W number was assigned.

The petition number also indicates whether the benefits that may be available to you are those under the 2002, 2009, 2011 and 2014 Law.

Handbooks

Please refer to the appropriate handbook based on when your petition was filed:

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