Brown Announces Federal Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers More Than 190 Manufacturing Workers in Ohio

New Federal Funds Will Provide Support to Displaced Workers in Cuyahoga, Miami, Montgomery and Hamilton Counties

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has approved Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) benefits for more than 190 workers who were laid off due to manufacturing trade imbalances.

“Losing a job can devastate families and affect whole communities,” Brown said. “These funds will help ensure that these displaced workers have the financial support and training opportunities to get a fresh start.”

The TAA program is a federal program that provides aid to workers who lose their jobs or whose work hours and wages are reduced as a result of increased imports. The program extends benefits including training for employment in another job or career, income support, job search allowances, and relocation allowances. Qualified workers may quickly return to employment through a combination of these services.

Below are the companies receiving assistance:

Company Name

County

Wire Products Company, Inc

Cuyahoga

Faurecia Exhaust Systems

Miami

The Berry Company LLC

Montgomery

The Berry Company LLC

Hamilton

 

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