A TAA job search allowance may be payable to an eligible worker to cover
expenses incurred while seeking employment outside the worker’s commuting
area. Only travel within the United States is authorized. The
application must be filed before beginning a job search outside the
commuting area. A TAA counselor in a local American Job Center
will help the worker apply.
are time limits for filing applications for job search allowance.
The worker must file within 365 days after the date of the applicable Trade
Act certification or 365 days after the date of his or her last total
qualifying separation (whichever is later), or within 182 days after
completing TAA-approved training.
Additional details are available on form
TAA-861C (WORD, 37KB)