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October 13, 2004

ETA REGIONAL INFORMATION ALERT    013-05

ORIGINATING OFFICE:       Region 5

SUBJECT:     FYI - Guidance for the Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) Program; Training and Employment Guidance Letter 02-03

PROGRAM(S):         Trade

1.  Purpose.  To transmit Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) 02-03, which contains the Employment and Training Administration's interpretation of Federal law pertaining to the Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) program.

2.  References.   Federal Register, Vol. 69, No. 197, October 13, 2004, pp. 60904-60909; TEGLs 02-03 (August 6, 2003) and 11-02 (October 10, 2002); Trade Act of 1974 [Pub.L. 93-619] (.pdf), Trade Act of 2002 [Pub.L. 107-210]; Unemployment Insurance Letter (UIPL) 24-03 (April 14, 2003); 20 CFR 617; 29 CFR 90; Social Security Act, Titles II and III.

3.  Links.  This Alert is in the Regional Resources website archive at: http://www.doleta.gov/regions/regionalresources

Link to the Federal Register attachment (.pdf)

4.  Action.  Program administrators are requested to share this Information Alert with appropriate staff and other agencies.

5.  Contact.  Comments or questions about Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance programs may be directed to the Office of Discretionary Programs in your Regional Office:

Region 1 Boston - 617.565.3630
Region 2 Philadelphia - 215.861.5200
Region 3 Atlanta - 404.562.2092
Region 4 Dallas - 214.767.8263
Region 5 Chicago - 312.596.5400
Region 6 San Francisco - 415.975.4610

Comments or questions about the format of this Alert may be directed to Tom Coyne on 312.596.5435.

6.  Expiration Date. Continuing

7.  Attachment.  Federal Register, Vol. 69, No. 197, October 13, 2004, pp. 60904-60909


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