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Trade Adjustment Assistance

Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) is a benefit for those workers who lose their jobs or whose hours of work and wages are reduced as a result of foreign competition. TAA includes a variety of benefits and services to assist eligible workers prepare for and obtain suitable reemployment.

For more information about the Arkansas TAA program, please contact:
James Nash
Program Operations Manager
Governor's Dislocated Worker Task Force
Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
TEL: 501-371-1047
E-mail: James.Nash@arkansas.gov

Trade Readjustment Allowances

Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) are a form of Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) that is paid to an eligible adversely affected worker on a weekly basis after he/she exhausts entitlement to regular unemployment compensation, including state and federal extensions.

For more information about the Arkansas TRA program, please contact:
Pamela Francis
Program Operations Manager
Arkansas Department of Workforce Services
UI Administration
TEL: 501-682-3199
E-mail: Pamela.Francis@arkansas.gov

For additional information, please visit the U.S. Department of Labor website:

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