From the Department of Higher Education and Workforce Development:
H&R Block Network Operations Center located in Kansas City, MO has been certified as eligible to apply for benefits through the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program. Your certified petition information is as follows:
Petition Number: 95,871
Certification Date: June 18, 2020
Impact Date: April 3, 2019 (the earliest layoff date to be eligible for these benefits)
Expiration Date: June 18, 2022
*The expiration date is the lay-off deadline to receive TAA benefits through this petition.
Employment and Case Management Services, Skill assessments, career counseling, supportive service information, information on training, and more!
Training: Up to 130 weeks of full-time or part-time training; paid at 100%
Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA): Up to 130 weeks of income support, when combined with
Unemployment Insurance (UI), for workers enrolled in full-time training within 26 weeks of their trade-related layoff or 26 weeks of the petition certification date, whichever is later
Reemployment Trade Adjustment Assistance (RTAA): A wage subsidy for up to $10,000 or 2 years available to workers age 50 or over who are reemployed making less than their separation wage
Job Search Allowance: Up to $1,250 reimbursement for job search costs if traveling outside of the worker’s commuting area
Relocation Allowance: Reimbursement for relocation costs for reemployment obtained outside of the worker’s commuting area
IMPORTANT: Each TAA benefit has its own deadline. To maximize your benefits, please enroll in the TAA program as soon as possible.
GET STARTED NOW: Your first step in accessing TAA benefits is to enroll through a Missouri Job Center (https://jobs.mo.gov/career-centers or call 1-888-728-5627).
NOTE: Due to COVID-19, some Missouri Job Centers are closed but assisting clients via telephone to promote social distancing and to keep all clients and staff members safe.
Additional information on the TAA program benefits is available at
https://jobs.mo.gov/sites/jobs/files/taa_book_2019_8.5x11.pdf or online through the United States Department of Labor at https://www.dol.gov/agencies/eta/tradeact.