August 02, 2003
Attending these hearings will be Mr. Tim Sullivan, Director of Trade Adjustment Assistance, and other officials from the US Department of Labor, as well as representatives from the State of Alaska, Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Issues to be discussed are the decline in the Alaska Salmon Industry and difficulties for fishermen to qualify for TAA program benefits which include training, job search and relocation allowances.
These meetings are an opportunity to present information, make comments, and provide suggestions directly to US Department of Labor officials who oversee the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program.
The first meeting is scheduled in Cordova on Tuesday, August 12th , from 1:30-3:30 p.m. and will be held at the:
The second public meeting is scheduled in Kodiak on Wednesday, August 13th, 1:30-3:30 p.m. and will be held at the:
The third public meeting is scheduled in Juneau on Thursday, August 14th, 1:30-4:30 p.m. and will be held in room 303 of the:
For interested parties located
outside of Juneau who wish to participate via telephone in the
August 14th meeting, call the toll free number at 1-800-315-6338
and enter pass code 5998#.
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