Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) & North American Free Trade Agreement
Workers who have lost their jobs or had hours and wages reduced due to foreign competition or job being sent overseas.
General Eligibility Requirements
Determined by petition filed with the U.S. Department of Labor. Assistance with this petition is available from the Colorado Department of Labor TAA Central Unit. Eligible persons are notified by the Central Unit and will receive a Certificate of Eligibility.
Benefits / Services of Program
Workers whose employment is adversely affected may apply for TAA. Workers may be eligible for training, a job search allowance, a relocation allowance, and other reemployment services. Additional weekly Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) may be payable to eligible workers following the exhaustion of unemployment benefits if an individual is enrolled in a TAA approved training program.
How to Apply
Call for an appointment with the NAFTA/TAA counselor at either Workforce Boulder County office.
Letter from Department of Labor and Employment notifying person of their eligibility for the program.
Staff in Boulder located at WfBC, 2520 55th St, Suite 100
Staff in Longmont located at WfBC, 1500 Kansas Avenue, Suite 4D
Hours 8:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, or by appointment.