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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-418—AUG. 23, 1988

102 STAT. 1247

be eligible to receive with respect to the period covered by the certification made under subchapter A that applies to such worker. "(2) A supplemental wage allowance shall be provided under any demonstration project established under subsection (a) to a worker described in paragraph (1) for each week during which the worker performs services in the full-time employment referred to in paragraph dXA) in an amount that does not exceed the lesser of— "(A) the amount of the trade readjustment allowance that the worker would have been eligible to receive for any week under part 1 of subchapter B if the worker had not accepted the fulltime employment and had not made the election described in paragraph (I)(C), or "(B) the excess of^ "(i) an amount equal to 80 percent of the average weekly wage of the worker in the adversely affected emplo3maent, over "(ii) the average weekly wage in the full-time employment. "(3)(A) Supplemental wage allowances shall not be provided under any demonstration project established under subsection (a) for more than 52 weeks. "(B) The total amount of supplemental wage allowances that may be paid to any worker under any demonstration project established under subsection (a) with respect to the period covered by the certification applicable to such worker shall not exceed an amount that is equal to the excess of— "(i) the amount of the limitation imposed under section 233(a)(l) with respect to such worker for such period, over "(ii) the amount of the trade readjustment allowsmces paid under part I of subchapter B to such worker for such period. "(c) The Secretary shall provide for an evaluation of demonstration projects conducted under this section to determine at least the following: "(1) the extent to which different age groups of eligible recipients utilize the supplemental wage allowance; "(2) the effect of the amount and duration of the supplemental wage allowance on the utilization of the allowance; "(3) the extent to which the supplemental wage allowance affects the demand for training and the appropriateness thereof; "(4) the extent to which the supplemental wage allowance facilitates the readjustment of workers who would not otherwise utilize benefits provided under this chapter; "(5) the extent to which the allowance affects the cost of carrying out the provisions of this chapter; and "(6) the effectiveness of the supplemental wage allowance as an option under this chapter in facilitating the readjustment of adversely affected workers. "(d) By no later than the date that is 3 years after the date of Reports. enactment of the Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988, the Secretary shall transmit to the Congress a report that includes— "(1) an evaluation of the projects authorized under this section that is conducted in accordance with subsection (c), and "(2) a recommendation as to whether the supplemental wage allowance should be available on a permanent basis as an