Training, Connecting, and Developing
the Workforce of DuPage County

workNet DuPage Career Center
2525 Cabot Drive, Suite 302
Lisle, IL 60532

Ph: 630.955.2030   TTY: 630.955.2098

Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Trade Act (TAA) Services at workNet DuPage

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What is "Trade Act"?

The Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program provides re-employment services to U.S. workers who have lost or may lose their jobs due to foreign trade.

How do I Qualify?

To qualify for TAA services, your worker group or company must be TAA certified by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Learn About Getting Certified »

What are the Benefits?

As part of a certified worker group, you may be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Trade Readjustment Allowance (TRA) weekly cash benefits once your unemployment benefits are exhausted.
  • Job training grants to assist individuals who lack the skills or certifications necessary to become re-employed.
  • Out of area job search and out of area relocation assistance.
  • Wage subsidy program for workers 50 years of age or older who find new employment.
  • 72.5% Health Coverage Tax Credit.

Get Started with Trade Act Services

To find out if you qualify for TAA benefits, please contact Susi Pihera today at: 
630-955-2041  -or-  spihera@worknetdupage.org.

NOTE: There are specific deadlines which must be met when applying for benefits, so you should contact Ms. Pihera as soon as possible!

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The workNet DuPage Career Center of DuPage County is an equal opportunity employer/program.
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
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