Employees of Beneteau USA are amongapproximately 2,300 workers from companies in seven states eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, the U.S. Department of Labor recently announced.
"The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to supporting all workers, including those who are adversely impacted by trade," 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 certifications will be contacted by their respective states with instructions on how to apply for individual benefits and services.
Those who apply may receive case management and re-employment services, training in new occupational skills and trade readjustment allowances that provide income support for workers enrolled in training.
Beneteau USA is based in Marion, S.C. Workers in Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Wisconsin also received Trade Adjustment Assistance.