Beldon CDT Networking Inc., d.b.a. Mohawk Eligible for Federal Trade Act
For immediate release
March 10, 2008
WETHERSFIELD Ė Approximately
15 employees of Manchesterís Belden CDT Networking, Inc., d.b.a. Mohawk who
manufactured copper cable were certified on Feb. 27, 2008 as eligible to apply
for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA). Trade act eligibility extends to an
additional 15 on-site temp workers of Hamilton Connections, Outsource Solutions,
LLC, Weststaff, JOBPRO and Express Personnel Services.
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 on or after Dec. 17, 2006 and on
or before Feb. 27, 2010. Workers who qualify yet do not receive
eligibility information are urged to contact their nearest Labor Department
CTWorks Center for information and assistance.
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.
Those 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
Steffens (860) 263-6535