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New Tribal Resources Content Available (7/15/14)

As part of Governor Inslee's commitment to improving government-to-government relations between the state and Washington's tribes through the 1989 Centennial Accord, state agencies have been charged with providing tribes with tools and content they may need to do business. This website now includes grant-related content for tribes, which are their own unique and sovereign governments, and, in many cases, direct grantees of the US Department of Labor funds. Content will grow and evolve over time. If there are resources you'd like to see included, please e-mail us.


ESD Seeks Feedback on Revised WorkSource Eligibility Handbook (6/30/14)

The Employment System Administration & Policy division of Employment Security has released WorkSource Eligibility Handbook Revision 1 for public comment. This document is Attachment A to Policy 1019 (Eligibility Guidelines and Documentation Requirements). You may submit your feedback to the team via e-mail. The public comment period closes Friday, July 11, 2014.


TAA Partnership Tools Publicize Trade Adjustment Assistance in Washington

Washington TAA PartnershipThe Washington State Labor Council, AFL-CIO, through a grant funded by the U.S. Department of Labor, and in partnership with the Washington State Employment Security Department, has launched the TAA-Washington website, an online resource to help publicize the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program and its many benefits for potentially trade-impacted workers in Washington State.

The grant funds a toll free hotline (866-TAA-3399) to answer questions about TAA petition and benefits and to redirect laid off workers to their appropriate local WorkSource offices, and allowed the production and distribution of over 11,000 full-color brochures throughout the state's workforce system. It also funded the production of an informative, user-friendly video about the TAA program and its benefits.


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