Employees of Marinco Electrical Group, of Napa, Calif., are among those in 15 states that are eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, the U.S. Labor Department announced.
In all, 7,200 employees are eligible for the assistance.
"The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to supporting all workers, including those who are impacted by trade," U.S. secretary of labor Hilda L. Solis said in a statement. "Through the Trade Adjustment Assistance program, we are leveraging opportunities for displaced workers to acquire the skills needed to secure good jobs in promising areas of their local economies."
Workers covered by these latest TAA certifications will be contacted by their respective states with instructions on how to apply for individual benefits and services.