Concept Plastics, Inc., High Point, NC; Notice of Termination of Investigation, 3390 [E5-249]

Download as PDF 3390 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 14 / Monday, January 24, 2005 / Notices Signed in Washington, DC, this 10th day of December 2004. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–246 Filed 1–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–55,938] Concept Plastics, Inc., High Point, NC; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on November 4, 2004 in response to a worker petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers at Concept Plastics, Inc., High Point, North Carolina. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, further investigation would serve no purpose and the investigation has been terminated. Signed at Washington, DC this 13th day of December, 2004. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–249 Filed 1–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, (19 U.S.C. 2273), the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance for workers (TA–W) number and alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA–W) number issued during the periods of December 2004. In order for an affirmative determination to be made and a certification of eligibility to apply for directly-impacted (primary) worker adjustment assistance to be issued, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(a) of the Act must be met. I. Section (a)(2)(A) all of the following must be satisfied: A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or VerDate jul<14>2003 18:04 Jan 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; B. The sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision have decreased absolutely; and C. Increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or II. Section (a)(2)(B) both of the following must be satisfied: A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; B. There has been a shift in production by such workers’ firm or subdivision to a foreign country of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or subdivision; and C. One of the following must be satisfied: 1. The country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United States; 2. The country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference Act, African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act; or 3. There has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are or were produced by such firm or subdivision. Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made and a certification of eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance as an adversely affected secondary group to be issued, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act must be met. (1) Significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) The workers’ firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related to PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the article that was the basis for such certification; and (3) Either— (A) The workers’ firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers’ firm; or (B) A loss or business by the workers’ firm with the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the criteria for eligibility have not been met for the reasons specified. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B) (II.B) (No shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. TA–W–55,935; DHS Veneer, subsidiary of Faces by Bacon, Inc., Thomasville, NC TA–W–55,959; Sterling Chemicals, Inc., Texas City, TX TA–W–55,990; Eastman House, Div. of Chittenden & Eastman Burlington, IA TA–W–56,006; LaCrosse Footwear, Claremont, NJ TA–W–56,038; SOSpenders, Inc., a subsidiary of Watermark Paddlesports, Inc., Fruitland, ID TA–W–55,724; Ranbar Electrical Materials, Inc., including on-site leased workers of Clowa, Manor, PA TA–W–55,948; Dixie Wrap, Inc., Taylors, SC TA–W–56,116; Northwestern AG, Chattoroy, WA TA–W–55,907; Glaxosmithkline, Bristol, TN TA–W–55,951; Graham Packaging Co., New Kensington Plant, including on-site leased workers of Adecco Employment Services and Carol Harris Staffing, New Kensington, PA TA–W–55,905; Mediacopy Texas, Inc., a division of Infodisc USA, including leased workers of Adecco, Labor Force and Select, El Paso, TX TA–W–55,876; Frito-Lay, Inc., a div. of Pepsico, Inc., including on-site leased workers of Volt Temporary Services, Beaverton, OR TA–W–55,939; General-Electro Mechanical Corp. (GEMCOR), West Seneca, NY TA–W–56,055; North Star Steel, a subsidiary of Cargill, Inc., Edina, MN TA–W–55,851; Quebecor World, Effingham, IL E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 14 (Monday, January 24, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 3390]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-249]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-55,938]


Concept Plastics, Inc., High Point, NC; Notice of Termination of 
Investigation

    Pursuant to Section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an 
investigation was initiated on November 4, 2004 in response to a worker 
petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers at Concept 
Plastics, Inc., High Point, North Carolina.
    The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. 
Consequently, further investigation would serve no purpose and the 
investigation has been terminated.

    Signed at Washington, DC this 13th day of December, 2004.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E5-249 Filed 1-21-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4510-30-P