Trade Adjustment Assistance


Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) is a benefit for those workers who lose their jobs or whose hours of work and wages are reduced as a result of foreign competition. TAA includes a variety of benefits and services to assist eligible workers prepare for and obtain suitable reemployment.

For more information about the Arkansas TAA program, please contact:
Christie Satterwhite
Program Operations Manager
Governor’s Dislocated Worker Task Force
Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
TEL: 870-234-3440
E-mail: Christie.Satterwhite@arkansas.gov

Trade Readjustment Allowances

Trade Readjustment Allowances (TRA) are a form of Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) that is paid to an eligible adversely affected worker on a weekly basis after he/she exhausts entitlement to regular unemployment compensation, including state and federal extensions.

For more information about the Arkansas TRA program, please contact:
Pamela Francis
Program Operations Manager
Arkansas Division of Workforce Services
UI Administration
TEL: 501-682-3199
E-mail: Pamela.Francis@arkansas.gov

For additional information, please visit the U.S. Department of Labor website.


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Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

Telephone Number:
1-855-225-4440
501-682-2121

Street Address:
#2 Capitol Mall
Little Rock, AR 72201

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 2981
Little Rock, AR 72203

Email Address:
ADWS.Info@arkansas.gov

Fax Number:
501-682-8845



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