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TAA Data Definitions

Data Type Population Description
PETITIONS FILED Count of all TAA petitions filed in the period.
CERTIFICATIONS Total number of worker group petition investigations resulting in affirmative determinations of eligibility to apply for TAA.
ESTIMATED WORKERS COVERED BY CERTIFICATIONS Estimated number of workers certified as group eligible for TAA in the period.
FINAL FUNDING ALLOCATION (TRAINING) Total TAA training funds distributed to states in the period.
TRAINING EXPENDITURES Total funds expended by states on TAA training
NEW PARTICIPANTS Count of all those who had their first participant triggering activity in the period. Participant activities may include case management services (such as assessments), TRA, RTAA, job search allowances, relocation allowances, or TAA approved training.
TOTAL TAA PARTICIPANTS Count of all those who had at least one participant activity in the period. Participant activities may include case management services (such as assessments), TRA, RTAA, job search allowances, relocation allowances, or TAA approved training.
TOTAL TRAINING PARTICIPANTS Count of all TAA participants who are in TAA approved training for at least one day in the period.
NEW TRAINING PARTICIPANTS Count of all TAA participants who entered TAA approved training in the period.
PARTICIPANTS IN TRAINING ON LAST DAY Count of all TAA participants who are in TAA approved training on the last day of the period
NEW TRA RECIPIENTS Count of all those who received their first Trade Readjustment Allowance payment in the period.
TOTAL TRA RECIPIENTS Count of all those who received at least one TRA payment in the period.
ENTERED EMPLOYMENT RATE 2nd QUARTER AFTER EXIT
(TRADE ACT MEASURE)
Percentage of TAA participants who were successfully employed in the 2nd quarter after exit from program. This calculation is based on the cohort that exited in the report quarter ending 4 quarters (12 months) prior to the current report quarter end date.
EMPLOYMENT RETENTION 3rd AND 4th QTR AFTER EXIT
(TRADE ACT MEASURE)
Of those TAA participants who were employed in the first quarter after program exit, this is the percentage of those who were successfully employed in the 3rd and 4th quarter (6 months) after exit. This calculation is based on the cohort that exited in the report quarter ending 6 quarters (18 months) prior to the current report quarter end date.
TAA AVERAGE EARNINGS 3rd AND 4th QTR AFTER EXIT
(TRADE ACT MEASURE)
For TAA participants that were employed in the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarter after program exit, this is the average wage of what was earned in the 3rd and 4th quarter (6 months) after exit. This calculation is based on the cohort that exited in the report quarter ending 6 quarters (18 months) prior to the current report quarter end date.
ENTERED EMPLOYMENT 1st QTR AFTER EXIT
(COMMON MEASURE)
Percentage of TAA participants who were successfully employed in the 1st quarter after program exit. This calculation is based on the cohort that exited in the report quarter ending 3 quarters (9 months) prior to the current report quarter end date.
ENTERED EMPLOYMENT 1st QTR AFTER EXIT
(COMMON MEASURE)
Percentage of those TAA participants who were successfully employed in the 1st quarter after program exit. This calculation is based on the cohort that exited in the report quarter ending 5 quarters (15 months) prior to the current report quarter end date
EMPLOYMENT RETENTION 2nd AND 3rd QTR AFTER EXIT
(COMMON MEASURE)
Of those TAA participants who were employed in the first quarter after program exit, this is the percentage of those who were successfully employed in the 2nd and 3rd quarter after exit. This calculation is based on the cohort that exited in the report quarter ending 5 quarters (15 months) prior to the current report quarter end date.
AVERAGE WAGES 2nd AND 3rd QTR AFTER EXIT (COMMON MEASURE) Of those who exited and were employed in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd quarter after exit, average wage of what was earned in the 2nd and 3rd quarter after exit. This calculation is based on the cohort that exited in the report quarter ending 5 quarters (15 months) prior to the current report quarter end date.