Employees At Druck, Inc., In New
Fairfield Eligible For TAA Alternative TAA Benefits
Benefits include on-site leased workers of
Adecco,Viking Resources, Accountemps and Office Team
For immediate release
December 12, 2005
WETHERSFIELD – Approximately thirty-five employees of Druck,
Inc., of New Fairfield, have been certified as eligible to apply for
Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA)
benefits, State Labor Commissioner Shaun B. Cashman said today.
Cashman said the Labor Department is mailing an eligibility notice
regarding the benefits to all affected employees and is providing information on
how to apply for benefits. He urged workers who do not receive eligibility
information to contact their nearest Labor Department CTWorks Center for
information and assistance.
The affected workers, who were certified on Nov. 8, 2005 produced pressure
sensors and transmitters, calibrators and air data test sets.
According to Cashman, affected employees who are,
or will be, totally or partially separated from employment on or
after Oct. 17, 2004 and on or before Nov. 8, 2007, are eligible
to apply for federal benefits.
assistance may include training and income support in the form of Trade
Readjustment Allowances, as well as job search and relocation allowances for
qualified workers who seek or obtain employment outside their normal commuting
areas. Participation in ATAA may be available as an alternative to some TAA
benefits, allowing older workers who accept reemployment at a lower wage to
receive a wage subsidy. In addition, health coverage tax credits may be
available to individuals eligible to receive TAA income support or ATAA wage
need to apply for unemployment benefits are reminded that claims can now be
taken over the telephone or Internet. Information can be found on the
Department of Labor’s Web site at
Contact: Nancy Steffens