Liz Claiborne, Inc., North Bergen, NJ; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration, 14484-14485 [E5-1243]

Download as PDF 14484 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 22, 2005 / Notices negligible amount of indirect imports during the surveyed period. The Department determined that the predominate cause of workers’ separations at the subject company was related to the flood that shut down the subject company’s furnaces beginning on September 17, 2004. In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner inferred that imports contributed to the closure of the subject facility. During the reconsideration investigation, the Department requested additional information from the subject company, including information which would enable the Department to conduct an expanded customer survey. A careful review of the new information obtained during the reconsideration investigation revealed that the subject company’s production level increased January through September 2004 from January through September 2003 levels, prior to the flood, and that subject company sales to customers increased January through September 2004 from January through September 2003 levels. Conclusion After reconsideration, I affirm the original notice of negative determination of eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance for workers and former workers of Glenshaw Glass Company, Glenshaw, Pennsylvania. Signed at Washington, DC, this 9th day of March, 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–1242 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P Signed at Washington, DC, this 1st day of March, 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–1241 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] Signed in Washington, DC, this 9th day of March 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–1238 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–56,149] [TA–W–56,634] Honeywell International, Transportation Systems/Friction Materials Division, Cleveland, TN; Notice of Revised Determination of Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on Reconsideration KOPIN Corporation, Taunton, MA; Notice of Termination of Investigation The Department issued a Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration for workers and former workers of the subject firm on March 1, 2005. The Notice will soon be published in the Federal Register. The petitioner asserts in the request for reconsideration that the workers of the subject firm possess skills which are not easily transferable to other jobs in the local commuting area. New information provided by the company official indicates that the workers possess skills that are not easily transferable to other jobs in the local commuting area and that competitive conditions within the industry are adverse. The Department found during initial investigation that at least five percent of the workforce at the subject from is at least fifty years of age. Conclusion DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–55,975] Global Metalform LLC Scranton, PA; Notice of Termination of Investigation Pursuant to section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on November 10, 2004 in response to a worker petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers at Global MetalForm LLC, Scranton, Pennsylvania. The petitioner has requested that the petition be withdrawn. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. VerDate jul<14>2003 15:26 Mar 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 After careful review of the additional facts obtained on reconsideration, I conclude that the requirements of Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, have been met for workers at the subject firm. In accordance with the provisions of the Act, I make the following certification: All workers of Honeywell International, Transportation Systems/Friction Material Division, Cleveland, Tennessee, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after December 3, 2003 through December 20, 2006, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, and are also eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Pursuant to section 221 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, an investigation was initiated on February 25, 2005 in response to a petition filed by a company official on behalf of workers of KOPIN Corporation, Taunton, Massachusetts. The petition regarding the investigation has been deemed invalid. Consequently, the investigation has been terminated. Moreover, the petitioner has been contacted. A new petition was submitted recently and shall be instituted. Signed at Washington, DC, this 3rd day of March, 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–1237 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–55,748] Liz Claiborne, Inc., North Bergen, NJ; Notice of Affirmative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration By application of December 10, 2004, a representative of the New York Metropolitan Area Joint Board, UNITE HERE requested administrative reconsideration of the Department of Labor’s negative determination regarding workers’ eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA), applicable to workers of the subject firm. The Department’s negative determination was issued on November 9, 2004. The Notice of determination was published in the Federal Register on December 9, 2004 (69 FR 71429). E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 54 / Tuesday, March 22, 2005 / Notices In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner asserts that, contrary to the Department’s findings, the subject worker group’s separation from the subject firm was due to the shift of sample production abroad. The Department has carefully reviewed the petitioner’s request for reconsideration as well as the subject firm’s response, and has determined that the Department will conduct further investigation based on the new information provided by the petitioner and the company official. Conclusion After careful review of the application, I conclude that the claim is of sufficient weight to justify reconsideration of the Department of Labor’s prior decision. The application is, therefore, granted. Signed at Washington, DC, this 1st day of March, 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–1243 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–54,986] Matsushita Electronic Components Corporation of America, a Subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, Including Leased Workers of Staffing Solutions, Now Known as Panasonic Electronic Devices Corporation of America, Knoxville, TN; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In accordance with section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2273) the Department of Labor issued Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on June 16, 2004, applicable to workers of Matsushita Electronic Components Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, including leased workers of Staffing Solutions, Knoxville, Tennessee. The notice was published in the Federal Register on July 7, 2004 (69 FR 40984). At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The workers are engaged in the VerDate jul<14>2003 15:26 Mar 21, 2005 Jkt 205001 production of speakers, capacitors and aluminum foil. New information shows that as the result of a corporate decision, Matsushita Electronic Components Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America will become known as Panasonic Electronic Devices Corporation of America as of April 1, 2005. Workers separated from employment as the subject firm will have their wages reported under a separate unemployment insurance (UI) tax account for Panasonic Electronic Devices Corporation of America. Accordingly, the Department is amending this certification to properly reflect this matter. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Matsushita Electronic Components Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America who were adversely affected by a shift in production to China. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–54,986 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Matsushita Electronic Components Corporation of America, a subsidiary of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America, now known as Panasonic Electronic Devices Corporation of America, including leased workers of Staffing Solutions, Knoxville, Tennessee, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after May 25, 2003, through June 16, 2006, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, are also eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974. Signed at Washington, DC, this 8th day of March, 2005. Linda G. Poole, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–1236 Filed 3–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P PO 00000 14485 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–55,227] Robert Bosch Corporation, Automotive Technology—Chassis Division, Including Leased Workers at Olsten Staffing, Defender Services, FOOD Service, Inc., IH Services, Securitas, Sumter, SC; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2273) the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on August 2, 2004, applicable to workers of Robert Bosch Corporation, Automotive Technology— Chassis Division, including leased workers at Olsten Staffing, Sumter, South Carolina. The notice was published in the Federal Register on August 20, 2004 (69 FR 51716). At the request of the company, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. New information shows that leased workers of Defender Services, Food Service, Inc., IH Services and Securitas were employed at Robert Bosch Corporation, Automotive Technology—Chassis Division, at the Sumter, South Carolina location of the subject firm. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include leased workers of Defender Services, Food Service, Inc., IH Services and Securitas working at Robert Bosch Corporation, Automotive Technology—Chassis Division, Sumter, South Carolina. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers employed at Robert Bosch Corporation, Automotive Technology—Chassis Division, who were adversely affected by a shift in production to Mexico. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–55,227 is hereby issued as follows: All workers of Robert Bosch Corporation, Automotive Technology—Chassis Division, Sumter, South Carolina, including leased workers of Olsten Staff, Defender Services, Food Service, Inc., IH Services and Securitas working at Robert Bosch Corporation, Automotive Technology—Chassis Division, Sumter, South Carolina, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after July 2, 2003, through August 2, 2006, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 54 (Tuesday, March 22, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14484-14485]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-1243]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[TA-W-55,748]


Liz Claiborne, Inc., North Bergen, NJ; Notice of Affirmative 
Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration

    By application of December 10, 2004, a representative of the New 
York Metropolitan Area Joint Board, UNITE HERE requested administrative 
reconsideration of the Department of Labor's negative determination 
regarding workers' eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance 
(TAA) and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA), applicable to 
workers of the subject firm. The Department's negative determination 
was issued on November 9, 2004.
    The Notice of determination was published in the Federal Register 
on December 9, 2004 (69 FR 71429).

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    In the request for reconsideration, the petitioner asserts that, 
contrary to the Department's findings, the subject worker group's 
separation from the subject firm was due to the shift of sample 
production abroad.
    The Department has carefully reviewed the petitioner's request for 
reconsideration as well as the subject firm's response, and has 
determined that the Department will conduct further investigation based 
on the new information provided by the petitioner and the company 
official.

Conclusion

    After careful review of the application, I conclude that the claim 
is of sufficient weight to justify reconsideration of the Department of 
Labor's prior decision. The application is, therefore, granted.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 1st day of March, 2005.
Elliott S. Kushner,
Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
[FR Doc. E5-1243 Filed 3-21-05; 8:45 am]
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