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Ex-Firearms Worker Wants Aid For Jobs Lost To Imports

Law360 (March 16, 2011, 5:48 PM EDT) -- A former employee of a Connecticut firearms manufacturer on Wednesday accused the U.S. Department of Labor of wrongfully denying him and other workers trade adjustment assistance after they were laid off due to import competition.

Robert Maars, a former Marlin Firearms Co. assembly worker, filed suit in the U.S. Court of International Trade seeking TAA certification under the Trade Act for himself and similarly situated Marlin workers, many of whom lost their jobs last year when the company consolidated manufacturing plants.

The suit alleges the DOL...
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