DTA rules deny TAFDC benefits to the entire family if the parent is on strike. If the striker is not a parent, then the other members of the family are eligible. 106 C.M.R. § 203.920. See F.O. Memo 2003-20 (Aug. 18, 2003).
- Strikers are not barred from MassHealth or EAEDC and may be eligible for SNAP (food stamps).
- Denying TAFDC to families where the parent is on strike may be illegal. The DTA rules denying benefits to strikers are not based on a statute.