Certification of Group Eligibility Law and Legal Definition

Certification of group eligibility is a group of workers of a firm or subdivision of a firm that have been certified by the U.S. Department of Labor as eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance benefits. The employer must have faced a setback in the business and as a result the employees must have suffered in their employment in order to avail the certification of group eligibility. The certificate issued is called a group certificate and it is a written notification confirming an employee's membership in a group plan and detailing the resulting benefits available to them.