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TAA Directives and Guidances

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TEGL 30-16: Initial Allocation of Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 of Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training and Other Activities (TaOA) Funds and the Process for Requesting TAA Reserve Funds

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TEGL 19-16: Guidance on Services provided through the Adult and Dislocated Worker Programs under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the Wagner-Peyser Act Employment Service (ES), as amended by title III of WIOA, and for Implementation of the WIOA Final Rules

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TEGL 12-16: Questions and Answers on the Effects of Strikes and Lockouts on Eligibility for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA)

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UIPL 01-17: Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) for Eligible Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Recipients and Alternative TAA (ATAA) and Reemployment TAA (RTAA) Recipients)

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TEGL 05-15: Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 (TAARA 2015)

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TEGL 05-15 Change 1: to the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 (TAARA 2015) html pdf
TEN 08-16: Implementation of an Integrated Performance Reporting System for Multiple Employment and Training Administration (ETA) and Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) Administered Programs html pdf
TEGL 03-16: Second Distribution of Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training and Other Activities Funds and the Process for Requesting TAA Program Reserve Funds html pdf

TEGL 02-16: Revised ETA-9130 Financial Report, Instruction, and Additional Guidance

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TEGL 22-15: Program Year (PY) 2015/Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 and PY 2014/FY 2015 Data Validation and Performance Reporting Requirements and Associated Timelines

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TEGL 21-15: Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 State Initial Allocations for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training and Other Activities and the Process for Requesting TAA Reserve Funds

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TEN 25-15: Reinstatement of the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) for Eligible Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Recipients and Alternative TAA (ATAA) and Reemployment TAA (RTAA) Recipients

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TEGL 02-15: Operational Guidance for National Dislocated Worker Grants, pursuant to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA or Opportunity Act)

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TEGL 40-14: Second Distribution of Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training and Other Activities Funds and the Process for Requesting TAA Program Reserve Funds

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TEN 23-14: How-To-Guide for Completing a Petition for the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program and Partnering with Rapid Response Teams to Improve the Quality of State-Filed Petitions

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TEGL 20-14: Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 State Initial Allocations for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training and Other Activities and the Process for Requesting TAA Program Reserve Funds

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TEGL 16-14: Appropriations to Continue the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Workers and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) and Reemployment Trade Adjustment Assistance (RTAA) Program Operations for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 html
TEGL 14-14: To advise State Workforce Agencies or agencies designated by Governors as "Cooperating State Agencies" (CSAs or "States") that the authorization of appropriations for the TAA program expires on December 31, 2014, and termination provisions will take effect beginning on January 1, 2015, absent congressional action html pdf
UIPL 07-14: Expiration of the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) for Eligible Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Recipients html
TEGL 06-14: Program Year (PY) 2013/Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Data Validation and Performance Reporting Requirements and Associated Timelines html
TEGL 04-14: Trade Adjustment Assistance Data Integrity html
TEGL 01-14: Second Distribution of Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training and Other Activities Funds and the Process for Requesting TAA Program Reserve Funds html
TEGL 27-13: Impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in United States v. Windsor on the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program html
TEN 15-13: Expiration of the Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) Program for Eligible Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Recipients and Eligible Alternative TAA (ATAA/RTAA) Recipients or Eligible Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) Recipients html
TEGL 12-13: Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 State Initial Allocations for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training and Other Activities and the Process for Requesting TAA Program Reserve Funds html
TEGL 07-13: Operating Instructions for Implementing the Sunset Provisions of the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 (TAAEA or the 2011 Amendments) html
TEGL 31-12: Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 State Initial Allocations and the Process for Requesting Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program Reserve Funds html
TEGL 15-12: Delivery of Benefits and Services to Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program Recipients through the American Job Center Network Delivery System html
TEGL 02-12: Employment and Training Administration (ETA) Grant Recipient Responsibilities for Reporting Instances of Suspected Fraud, Program Abuse and Criminal Conduct html pdf
TEGL 01-12: Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Second Distribution of Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program Funding to States and the Process for Requesting TAA Program Reserve Funds html
TEN 40-11: Electronic Filing of Petitions for Trade Adjustment Assistance html
TEGL 28-11: Program Year 2011/Fiscal Year 2012 Performance Reporting and Data Validation Timelines pdf
TEGL 14-11: Revised Petition Forms to File for Trade Adjustment Assistance pdf
TEGL 13-11: Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 State Initial Allocations and the Process for Requesting Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program Reserve Funds html
UIPL 12-11: Heath Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) for Eligible Trade Adjustment Assistance Recipients - Expration of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Provisions Expanding HCTC pdf
TEGL 10-11: Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 (TAAEA) html
TEGL 10-11 Change 1: Change 1 to the Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 (TAAEA) html
TEGL 10-11 Change 2: Change 2 to the Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011 (TAAEA) html
TEGL 08-11: Availability of Equitable Tolling of Deadlines for Workers Covered Under Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Certifications html
TEGL 06-11: Instructions for Submitting Amendment Requests to the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance under the Trade Act of 1974 html
TEGL 02-11: Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Second Distribution of Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training Funds and Distribution of Remainder of FY 2011 Training, Job Search, and Relocation Allowance Funding html
ETO 01-11: Trade Adjustment Assistance Program (Trade Act of 1974) - Designation of Certifying Officers pdf
TEGL 19-10: Petition Forms to File for Trade Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance - Starting February 15, 2011 html pdf
TEGL 16-10: Instructions for Phasing Out Changes to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 html pdf
TEGL 16-10 Change 1: The Effect of the Omnibus Trade Act of 2010 on Phasing Out Changes to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 html pdf
TEGL 16-10 Change 2: Instructions for Phasing Out Changes to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 html pdf
TEN 14-10: Availability of an Electronic Submission Process for Petitions for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA): ETA Form 9042 (OMB Control No. 1205-0342) html pdf
TEGL 13-10: Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 State Initial Allocations and the Process for Requesting Additional Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program Reserve Funds html pdf
TEGL 01-10: Promulgation of 20 CFR Part 618 Trade Adjustment Assistance: Merit Staffing of State Administration and Allocation of Training Funds to States html pdf
TEGL 01-10 Change 1: The Effect of the Omnibus Trade Act of 2010 on the Deadline for Implementing Merit Staffing of State Administration Personnel Under 20 CFR Part 618 Trade Adjustment Assistance html pdf
UIPL 21-09: Guidance on Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) for Eligible Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Recipients html pdf
TEGL 09-09: Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 State Initial Allocations and the Process for Requesting Additional Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program Reserve Funds html pdf
TEGL 09-09 Change 1: Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Second Distribution of Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Training Funds to States html pdf
TEGL 06-09: Instructions for Implementing the Revised 2010 Trade Adjustment Assistance Trade Activity Participant Report (TAPR) html pdf
TEGL 06-09, Change 1: Revised Instructions for Implementing the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Trade Activity Participant Report (TAPR) with Edit Checks html
TEGL 06-09, Change 2: Revised Instructions for Implementing the 2013 Trade Adjustment Assistance Trade Activity Participant Report (TAPR) with Edit Checks html
TEGL 23-08: Petition Form for the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program Including a Spanish Version html pdf
TEGL 22-08: Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 html pdf
TEGL 22-08: Accessible Version pdf
TEGL 22-08 Change 1: Change 1 to the Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade and Globalization Adjustment Assistance Act of 2009 html pdf
TEGL 17-05: Common Performance Measures Policy for the Employment and Training Administration (ETA)’s Performance Accountability System html pdf
TEGL 17-05: Accessible Version pdf
TEGL 13-05: Serving Participants under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and North American Free Trade Agreement-Transitional Adjustment Assistance (NAFTA -TAA) Programs html pdf
TEGL 09-05: Approval of Distance Learning Under the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program html pdf
TEGL 06-03: Fiscal Year (FY) 2004 State Planning Estimates and Process for Requesting Additional Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Funds for Training and Administration html pdf doc
TEGL 02-03: Interim Operating Instructions for Implementing the Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for Older Workers Program Established by the Trade Adjustment Assistance Reform Act of 2002 html pdf doc
TEGL 02-03 Change 1: Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) For Older Workers Questions and Answers html pdf
TEGL 02-03 Change 1 Attachment: Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) Questions and Answers pdf doc
TEGL 02-03 Change 2: Requests for Certification under the Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) Program for Certain Worker Groups Covered by Certified TAA Petitions html pdf
UIPL 02-03: Health Insurance Tax Credit for Eligible Trade Adjustment Assistance/Trade Readjustment Allowances (TAA/TRA) Recipients html
TEGL 11-02: Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Act of 2002 html pdf doc
TEGL 11-02 Attachment: Subtitle A of Title I and Title II of the Trade Act of 2002 pdf doc
TEGL 11-02 Change 1: The Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Act of 2002 html pdf doc
TEGL 11-02 Change 2: The Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Act of 2002 html pdf
TEGL 11-02 Change 3: Operating Instructions for Implementing the Amendments to the Trade Act of 1974 Enacted by the Trade Act of 2002- Revised Eligibility Requirements for Trade Readjustment Assistance (TRA) and Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) html pdf
TEGL 10-02: Use of National Emergency Grant Funds Under the Workforce Investment Act, as Amended, to Develop Systems for Health Insurance Coverage Assistance for Trade-Impacted Workers html
TEGL 21-00: Guidance on Integrating Services under the Trade Act Programs - Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and North American Free Trade Agreement - Transitional Adjustment Assistance (NAFTA-TAA) - with the Services Provided under the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) html pdf doc

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