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10.24.03
Politics and Economy:
A Question of Fairness
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Employment Resource Map

NOW's story "Winners and Losers" documents the struggles of Pennsylvania workers who lost jobs to overseas competition to find new employment and to obtain government retraining aid. In 2002 the President signed the Trade Adjustment Assistance Reform Act of 2002 (TAA), an update to a earlier program to aid workers displaced by the North American Free Trade Act.

  • Read a summary of the Act's programs and changes.

    Below is a state-by-state listing of labor department information and "One-Stop" state Web sites, which serve dislocated workers. Just click on your state or use the pull-down menu. Use the map to get information about your state's employment laws, unemployment compensation, job listing and to find names and contact information for local officials.


    Alabama

    Alabama Workforce Online Exchange
    Alabama Department of Industrial Relations

    Alaska
    Alaska Job Center Network
    Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development

    Arkansas
    Arkansas Employment Security Department
    Arkansas Department of Labor

    Arizona
    Arizona Workforce Connection
    Industrial Commission of Arizona

    California
    California WorkNet
    California Department of Industrial Relations

    Colorado
    Colorado Workforce Centers
    Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

    Connecticut
    Connecticut Work Centers
    Connecticut Department of Labor

    Washington, D.C.
    District of Columbia Department of Employment Services: Training and Education
    District of Columbia Department of Employment Services

    Delaware
    Delaware Virtual Career Net
    Delaware Department of Labor

    Florida
    Florida One-Stop Centers
    Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation

    Georgia
    Georgia Department of Labor
    Georgia Career One Stop

    Hawaii

    Hawaii Workforce Development Division
    Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

    Iowa
    Iowa Workforce Development
    Iowa's Employment Security Agency

    Idaho
    IdahoWorks Career Center
    Idaho Department of Labor

    Illinois
    Illinois Employment and Training Centers
    Illinois Department of Labor

    Indiana
    Indiana Department of Workforce Development
    Indiana Department of Labor

    Kansas
    Kansas Job Seeker Services
    Kansas Labor Market Information

    Kentucky
    Kentucky Labor Cabinet

    Louisiana
    Louisiana Works
    Louisiana Department of Labor

    Massachusetts
    Massachusetts One Stop Career Centers
    Massachusetts Division of Employment and Training

    Maryland
    Maryland's Career Net
    Maryland Division of Labor and Industry

    Maine
    Maine Career Center
    Maine Department of Labor

    Michigan
    Michigan Works
    Michigan Consumer and Industry Services

    Minnesota
    Minnesota Workforce Center
    Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry

    Missouri
    Missouri Division of Workforce Development
    Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations

    Mississippi
    WIN - Workforce Investment Network - Mississippi
    Mississippi Employment Security Commission

    Montana
    Montana Workforce Services
    Montana Department of Labor and Industry

    North Carolina
    North Carolina Joblink Career Center
    North Carolina Department of Labor

    North Dakota
    Job Service North Dakota North Dakota Department of Labor

    Nebraska
    Nebraska Training Link
    Nebraska Workforce Development

    New Hampshire
    New Hampshire Works
    New Hampshire Department of Labor

    New Jersey
    Workforce New Jersey
    New Jersey Department of Labor

    New Mexico
    New Mexico Workforce Development Centers
    New Mexico Department of Labor

    New York
    Workforce New York
    New York State Department of Labor

    Nevada
    Nevada JobConnect
    Nevada Labor Commissioner

    Ohio
    Ohio Job Centers
    Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

    Oklahoma
    Oklahoma Employment Security Commission
    Oklahoma Department of Labor

    Oregon
    Worksource Oregon
    Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries

    Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania CareerLink
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry

    Rhode Island
    Rhode Island Workforce Development
    Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training

    South Carolina
    South Carolina One Stop
    South Carolina Department of Labor

    South Dakota
    South Dakota Career Centers
    South Dakota Department of Labor

    Tennessee
    Tennessee Career Centers
    Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development

    Texas
    Texas Career Centers
    Texas Workforce Commission

    Utah
    Utah Resources for Laid-Off Workers
    Utah Department of Workforce Services

    Virginia
    Virginia Career Connect
    Virginia Department of Labor and Industry

    Vermont
    Vermont Career Resource Center
    Vermont Department of Labor and Industry

    Washington
    Washington WorkSource Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

    Wisconsin
    Wisconsin Workforce Solutions
    Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

    West Virginia
    West Virginia Employment Service
    West Virginia Division of Labor

    Wyoming
    Wyoming Job Network
    Wyoming Department of Employment

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