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EX-GENEVA WORKERS ELIGIBLE FOR TRADE ACT BENEFITS

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Former workers of Geneva Steel laid off on or after June 26, 1994, and before Aug. 31, 1997, have been certified as eligible for Federal Trade Act benefits, according to Terry O. Burns, unemployment insurance director for the Utah Department of Employment Security.

He said no information has been received at the department on the number of expected layoffs. The benefits include Trade Act unemployment insurance payments, job search and relocation allowances.Trade-affected workers filing for weekly Trade Act unemployment insurance payments must be enrolled in training or have a waiver of the training enrollment requirement in order to receive the payment.