Notice of Rulemaking: DOL 12-597, “Rules Governing Implementation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program” Bookmark and Share

August 13, 2014

Note: To access a copy of the proposed rules changes, interested parties should click on the following link and enter 8/12/2014 in the “Date From” and 8/16/2014 in the “Date To” menu. http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/publicrules/default.aspx

AGENCY: Department of Labor

NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER OF AGENCY CONTACT PERSON:

Susan Wasserott

Department of Labor

54 State House Station

Augusta, ME 04333-0054

621-5096

Susan.Wasserott@maine.gov

CHAPTER NUMBER AND RULE TITLE:

DOL 12-597, “Rules Governing Implementation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program.”

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 26 MRSA 2051

COMMENT DEADLINE: Friday, September 12, 2014

PRINCIPAL REASON OR PURPOSE FOR PROPOSING THIS RULE: To align TAA benefits at the state level with current Federal rule changes.

ANALYSIS AND EXPECTED OPERATION OF THE RULE: CareerCenter staff will follow the benefits as outlined in the rule changes for customers they are serving under this program.

FISCAL IMPACT OF THE RULE: None

FOR RULES WITH FISCAL IMPACT OF $1 MILLION OR MORE, ALSO INCLUDE:

ECONOMIC IMPACT, WHETHER OR NOT QUANTIFIABLE IN MONETARY TERMS:

INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS AFFECTED AND HOW THEY WILL BE AFFECTED:

BENEFITS OF THE RULE:

Note: If necessary, additional pages may be used.

PDF of rules attached.

Supporting documents

Rules Governing Implementation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program 2014