Details for Trade Adjustment Assistance Petition Approval Notification
Trade Adjustment Assistance Petition Approval Notification The Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) has been notified that employees of Unilin North America, LLC, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries Inc., Danville, Virginia has been certified by the U.S. Department of Labor for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) provided under the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. The U. S. Department of Labor has determined that a shift in production or services, like, or directly in competition with, the products or services produced by Unilin North America, LLC, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries Inc., Danville, Virginia contributed significantly to the decline in sales or production and to the total or partial separation of workers at the company. To be eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance, you must have been totally or partially separated from Unilin North America, LLC, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries Inc., Danville, Virginia on or after May 23, 2018 and before July 26, 2021. Certain wage and employment qualifications must also be met in order to be eligible for TAA programs. The VEC has determined that you may be eligible to file for Trade Adjustment Assistance. You are requested to report for an informational session on Trade Act benefits and programs with VEC representatives at the following location based on the following schedule: Virginia Workforce Center 211 Nor Dan Drive, Suite 1055 Danville, Virginia 24540 Claims will be taken according to the following schedule Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Thursday, October 17, 2019 10:00 a.m. A K 2:00 p.m. L - Z Please note if site address is not easily accessible from your residence other office locations might be available. If residing out of state, arrangements can be made with other State agencies to assist in filing for trade benefits. If you would like to attend another VEC site or state location please send an email to: DanvilleTradeQuestions@vec.virginia.gov. You will need to provide your Social Security card or proof of your Social Security Number at the session. In addition to unemployment insurance benefits, eligible persons under the TAA program may also be entitled to the following additional services: Training allowances Job search allowances Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) Relocation allowances for new employment opportunities outside of your residential area (RTAA) for older persons who have found employment Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) to assist towards monthly health insurance premium. These services have specific time limitations and eligibility requirements that must be met, so it is imperative that you file your trade claim immediately. You must apply for each program separately. For questions, assistance, or to notify the VEC that you are unable to attend, please contact the Danville office via email DanvilleTradeQuestions@vec.virginia.gov. **THE SESSIONS WILL BEGIN PROMPTLY. WE APPRECIATE YOUR ATTENTION TO THIS NOTICE AND ENCOURAGE YOU TO APPLY** The Virginia Employment Commission is an equal opportunity employer/ program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.