☷US Department of Labor seeks public comment on proposed extension to Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request form | U S Department of Labor
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US Department of Labor seeks public comment on proposed extension to Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request form WASHINGTON – The U . S . Department of Labor is seeking public comment on a proposed extension to the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program Reserve Funding Request , Form ETA - 9117 . The Trade Adjustment Assistance Program provides assistance to workers adversely affected by foreign trade . , As amended , The Trade Act of 1974 requires the department to establish a procedure to distribute reserve funds , or funds that remain after the initial distribution to states . These funds are requested using the Form ETA - 9117 . States may request reserve funds to cover the costs of training; job search allowances and relocation allowances; employment and case management services; and state administration of these benefits before the department’s Employment and Training Administration issues the final distribution of state allocations . Reserve funds are distributed on an as - needed basis to states that experience large , unexpected layoffs or facing other financial needs that are not met by their initial allocation . Before implementing changes to forms used to collect information , the department solicits input from the public and stakeholders to ensure the instructions are clear , the data can be provided in the requested format , the time and financial resources required to submit the data are reasonable and there is a way to assess the effect of submitting the data . Learn more about the collection and how to submit written comments on the Federal Register notice .
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