Transitional Adjustment Assistance (NAFTA-TAA)

Target Group
Workers who have lost their jobs or had hours and wages reduced due to foreign competition or job being sent overseas.

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.

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.

How to Apply
Call for an appointment with the NAFTA/TAA counselor at either Workforce Boulder County office.

Documentation Required
Letter from Department of Labor and Employment notifying person of their eligibility for the program.

Program Staff

Staff in Boulder located at WfBC, 5755 Central Avenue, Suite B, Boulder 80301

Staff in Longmont located at St Vrain Community Hub, 515 Coffman Street, Longmont 80501

Hours 8:00 a.m. — 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, or by appointment.