Cuno Inc. Workers in
Enfield and Stafford Springs Eligible to Apply for Trade Act Benefits
Includes temp workers of Coworx Staffing
For immediate release
January 30, 2009
WETHERSFIELD, Approximately 34 workers from Cuno, Inc.
a subsidiary of 3M Co., stationed in the companyís Enfield and Stafford Springs
locations were certified on Jan. 16, 2009 as eligible to apply for federal Trade
Adjustment Assistance (TAA). Certification also extends to on-site, temp
workers of Coworx Staffing. In addition to these workers, approximately 25
workers from the Cunoís Meriden location, including on-site workers from Coworx
Staffing, were certified on Dec. 24 as eligible to apply for TAA benefits..
The Connecticut Labor Department is mailing an
eligibility notice regarding the benefits to all affected employees and is
providing information on how to apply for benefits. Employees eligible to
apply for federal benefits are those who are, or will be, totally or partially
separated from employment between Dec. 10, 2007 and Dec. 24, 2010 for workers of
the Meriden location and between Dec.18, 2007 and Jan. 16, 2011 for workers from
the Enfield and Stafford Springs locations.
Workers who qualify yet do not receive eligibility information are urged to
contact their nearest Labor Department CTWorks Center for information and
Available 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. In addition, health coverage tax credits may be available
to individuals eligible to receive TAA income support.
who 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 Laborís Web site at
Contact: Nancy Steffens (860) 263-6535