Bill Gives Relief To Workers Shut Out By Globalization

Law360, New York (October 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives has pushed through legislation that seeks to revamp the current trade adjustment assistance program, designed to help employees who have lost their jobs due to increased trade and globalization.

The House approved a five-year, $4.3 billion expansion of the federal assistance program on Wednesday. The legislation aims to provide additional aid to those workers who have been most affected by international trade.

“Congress created the trade adjustment assistance program in 1962 to provide United States workers who lose their jobs because...
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