Logansport Machine workers eligible for Trade Adjustment benefits

Last Updated on February 15, 2021 by Indiana Department of Workforce Development

SOURCE: News release from Indiana Department of Workforce Development

INDIANAPOLIS – On Feb. 5, 2021, Logansport Machine in Logansport became eligible to apply for benefits and services through the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program.

TAA is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor through the Indiana Department of Workforce Development (DWD) and assists workers who have lost their jobs due to foreign trade.

Any worker laid off from Logansport Machine, a manufacturer of automotive parts, on or after Dec. 17, 2018, or any worker scheduled to be laid off before Feb. 5, 2023, may be eligible to apply for TAA benefits.

 TAA services and benefits include:

  • Training—pays 100% of all required training costs
  • Income support—up to 130 weeks of income-support payments
  • Job search and relocation allowances—reimbursement of 90% of allowable costs to travel to a job-search activity or relocation for new employment
  • Wage subsidy—for workers age 50 and older up to $10,000
  • Health care tax credit—IRS tax credit of 72.5% of qualifying monthly health care premiums

For more information about the TAA program, please visit https://www.in.gov/dwd/taa/, call 812-444-9593 or email TradeActPetitions@dwd.IN.gov.