Businesses must prove that sales and employment have decreased by at least 5%, and that they have been directly impacted by imports. Businesses must be based in New York, New Jersey, or Puerto Rico.
The application has three steps:
- An eligibility certification based on information from the applicant;
- The development of an adjustment proposal; and
- The implementation of an adjustment project.
Projects may improve a business’ management, marketing, technology, workflow, or process.