Type of Award: National Emergency Grant incremental funding
Incremental Award Released: $854,851
Total Award Amount Approved: $1,576,221
Funding Awarded to: Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development
Number of Workers to Be Served: About 300
Use of Funds: This NEG was originally approved for up to $1,576,221 on April 30, 2014, with $721,370 initially released. Today's award increases the total funding to the full approved amount of $1,576,221. Individuals dislocated from three of the companies are certified as eligible for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), and this dual enrollment project provides these workers with access to "wrap around" and supportive services that are not available through the TAA program. The full array of employment-related services allowable under a NEG is available to the workers not eligible for TAA.