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Getting Back to WORK After a Trade Related Layoff. Trade Adjustment Assistance. You are eligible to apply for Adjustment A ssistance. Totally or partially separated from employment on or after August 30, 2010. What benefits do I receive if I get Adjustment Assistance?.

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Getting Back to WORKAfter a Trade Related Layoff

Trade Adjustment Assistance

Youare eligible to apply for Adjustment Assistance.

Totally or partially separated from employment on or after August 30, 2010.

What benefits do I receive if I get Adjustment Assistance?

An Opportunity to Upgrade Your Skills Through:


TRA Income Support while you are participating in

Full Time Training.

You may be eligible for up to

2 ½ years

of income support if attending training.

(***Deadlines apply)

A chance to upgrade your skills while working through

On-the-Job Training.

Money to help you job search outside of

a commutable distance.


Money to help you relocate in order for you to



Tax credits to help offset the cost of your monthly health

insurance premium.

Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC)

72.5% of monthly health insurance premium costs.


Workers 50+ years of age can receive a 50% wage subsidy.

A wage subsidy helping to make up the difference in pay

between your

old job & new job.

Up to $10,000

get work quicker. stay longer.

earn more.

A StrongFocus on Training


Start the Process Now

Have you received a letter from the New York State Department of Labor?

Adversely Affected Incumbent Worker

If you have received a letter from NYSDOL you want to move fast..

Prior Example

Starting the Process Now Will Help You Receive 100% of Your TAA Benefits.

After Layoff

Submit Your Request for Determination of Entitlement Form

Also known as Form #TA 720

Send Form #TA 720 To:

NYS Department of Labor

TRA Unit

Mail (Address on the Form)

Fax (518) 402-1086

Determination of Entitlement

Form You’ll Receive from NYSDOL

You must be enrolled in TAA approved training or granted a waiver from training before: xx-xx-xxxx

Meeting With Your

Employment Counselor

Before Training Can be Approved

Work with your Employment Counselor to research potential careers that are in demand in your area and determine which are a good fit.

Before Training Can be Approved

Make sure you have the academic skills needed for successful completion of a specific training program.

If you think you might be interested in TAA training and benefits….

Training Enrollment Deadline

The date you

must be enrolled

in TAA approved training.

Waivers Must Be Issued

Prior to exhausting your BASIC TRA benefits ORbefore the training enrollment deadline date found on your TA722, whichever date is first.

You can lose income support

If you aren’t enrolled in training or

have an approved plan with a waiver.

TAA Approved Training Plans are Now A MUST



Must Have a Training Plan

  • No Training Plan Needed

Income Support While in Training

130 Payable Weeks over a 150 Week Period

Unemployment Insurance

Basic TRA

26 Weeks

52 X WBA

Additional TRA

65 Weeks

Payable in 78 Weeks

Completion TRA

13 Weeks

Payable in 20 Weeks

Lay Off

Until one month after last service benefit

TRA Exhausted



2 ½ Years

Please Remember

All Trade Act services require the development of a plan with an Employment Counselor and a submitted/approved request prior to program participation.

Area One-Stop Centers & Affiliates

CSS Workforce New York/Department of Labor Offices

  • PA CareerLink Bradford County Towanda, PA Jeff Seeley 570-265-2171 ext. 23

  • PA CareerLink Tioga County, Wellsboro, PA Susette Caldwell 570-724-1939 ext. 231

  • Binghamton Career Center, Binghamton Liz Herko-Daniels 607-778-6481

  • Owego One Stop, 1062 St Rt 38 Owego, NY 607-687-8500

Elmira ~ 318 Madison Avenue(607) 733-7131

Corning ~ 20 Denison Parkway W (607) 937-8337

Hornell ~ 107 Broadway (607) 324-8388

Montour Falls ~ 323 Owego Street (607) 535-6840

Bath ~ 117 E Street (607) 776-7712

Other One Stop Locations

If you think you might want training…

Please join us at our detailed training session.

We’ll Assist You Throughout the Process

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