Scheme Nickname: 
Labor Trade Adjustment

Hearings are conducted by the Director of the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. If a notice of negative determination is issued, the petitioner(s) may request reconsideration, but would be limited thereafter to judicial review in the U.S. Court of International Trade. These cases involve petitions by workers or their representatives for certification of eligibility to apply for adjustment assistance compensating for economic harm from imports.

Comments/Notes on Adjudication Structure: 
20 CFR § 90.18 provides a procedure for filing an application for reconsideration of the OTAA decision. Further review would be in the United States Court of International Trade under 20 CFR § 90.19.
Types of Adjudication: 
Type B
Comments/Notes on Adjudication Type(s): 
Under 20 CFR §30.314(c), the hearing is an informal process intended to best ascertain the rights of the claimant. The reviewer is not bound by common law, statutory rules of evidence, or formal rules of procedure.
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